Becoming a part of our movement will give you the skills, experience, networks and resources to hold the powerful to account. You will be part of a community of fellow human rights activists who are achieving social change every day. In these modules you will learn about what human rights are and how we campaign to protect them.
Why Skill Up
Do you want your activism to have greater impact? Want to know how to run a great local campaign? Our training modules will help you develop skills that will not only make you a great activist but help you in other parts of your life.
Skills training modules
Level 2 - Fundamental activist skills
Our fundamental activist skills section contains modules on the most useful skills that all activists should know, including:
- Strategic thinking
- Effective communications
- Structured conversations on campaigns
- Public narratives & relational meetings
- How to be a genuine ally
- Sustainable activism & self care
Be a good ally. Understand how to engage in a culturally appropriate manner and feel comfortable working with your local Indigenous community.
Democracy in Action
Ready to step up your activism and leadership at Amnesty? Join the Branch Committee. Download our toolkit to find out how you can take a leadership role in your region.
Social Media for Activists
Tap into the power of the social web to raise awareness, organise, inspire action and help expand our movement’s reach.
Making the Most of the Media
The media is an essential tool for taking human rights messages to wide and diverse audiences. Check out our handy guides to help you use media effectively in your activism.
Make your voice count. We provide the essential tools and tips for engaging effectively with Australian political representatives, including a letter template for you to take easy and effective action today.
Action group development
The essential guides on being a new group member or convenor is where your training adventure begins. Here you will also find the training workbooks and resources to help you organise as well as several templates for the group lead roles.
Student activists have always been at the front lines – from confronting tanks in Tiananmen Square, to peacefully protesting in Sudan. Whether you are learning or teaching, here are some resources to help you take your activism to the next level.
General activism resources
Useful non-campaign-specific materials to aid your activism – from policies and procedures, to logos and event sign-up sheets. Bookmark this page for all your administrative needs!