// Topic: Alignment

Narratives of the Future Worksheet

This worksheet surfaces preferred futures and the narratives that can support them. While this worksheet can be used individually or at an organization, we contend that futures exercises are most effective when used by groups or coalitions in existing relationship, or by those who wish to embark on a shared project together.

Together for Yes: A podcast from Brave New Words

Explore how the Together For Yes coalition broached an untouchable topic by listening closely to their audiences and rewriting how we talk about abortion.

People Seeking Asylum: A podcast from Brave New Words

People seeking asylum unpacks how human rights advocates applied research findings to swing public opinion and win campaigns against offshore detention.

Let’s Do This: A podcast from Brave New Words

Go behind the scenes with Anat Shenker-Osorio to understand how Jacinda Ardern defied certain conventions to deliver an unexpected win.

Greater than Fear: A podcast from Brave New Words

How a coalition of Minnesota grassroots and labor groups used research to create a narrative that speaks to race and class concerns.

At the Intersection of Power and Hope: Narrative Change In Minnesota

How can we create strong coalitions and local ecosystems to change the narrative? Dave Mann from Grassroots Policy Project offers insights based on his experience with groups in Minnesota over the last 16 years.

A Narrative of Rural Abundance: A Case Study of Land Stewardship Project’s Narrative Strategy

How can organizations undertake a member-driven process to craft new narratives? This case study from Grassroots Policy Project looks at the process they led with Land Stewardship Project in Minnesota.

Taller de un día: usar narrativas para construir nuestro poder

El currículo de este taller se enfoca en formar poder narrativo, combinando estrategias de narrativa con trabajo de coalición y de campaña, e integrando trabajo organizativo y comunicaciones estratégicas.

Daylong Training: Using Narrative to Build Our Power

This Daylong Training curriculum focuses on building narrative power, weaving narrative strategies into campaign and coalitional work, and integrating organizing and strategic communications.

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