Resources for Changemakers

We have a variety of online resources available free of charge for changemakers everywhere, ranging from discussion guides to reports to worksheets and more. There are many ways to label and sort these tools, and we've organized them in several ways to help you find what you need, no matter what kind of community change work you're doing.

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Featured Resources

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Resources by Type

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Discussion Guides

With the guidance of facilitators, these tools help communities talk in small groups to help build relationships and talk about ways to take action around a particular issue.

Action road map planning tool

Handouts & Worksheets

This section features printable activities, agendas, worksheets, and handouts to help you create change in your community.


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How-To Handbooks

These are comprehensive guides on training facilitators, developing discussion materials, organizing community-wide dialogues, and more.

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These reports highlight research on various topics such as community change work, public engagement and civic health.


Resources by Issue

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Resources by Phase

If you're working on implementing a dialogue-to-change process in your community, find resources specific to a particular phase of the work:

Reading List

Check out books related to community engagement recommended by our staff:

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Additional Resources

We're not the only ones that have resources to help communities create change!

Check out resource lists for these issue areas curated by our staff: