Equipping nonprofits to advance social change

Tools for Social Change: Getting Started

* Why Nonprofits and Social Change Work? This excerpt from Social Service & Social Change: A Process Guide, makes the case for why nonprofits are well positioned to do social change work.  It also offers an overview of the process of incorporating social change values and practices into your work, and a useful classification of groups doing social change work.   

* * Glossary of Social Service/Social Change Terms This is a short list of commonly used terms associated with social change work excerpted from Social Service & Social Change: A Process Guide, defined here for clarity of the overall process.

* Assessment of Organizational Readiness for Social Change Work  A seven-question, multiple-choice assessment, this tool helps help groups determine if the process described in Social Service & Social Change: A Process Guide is an appropriate match for their organization.  Based on the final score of the assessment, a basic analysis and starting point is suggested.

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