D.I.Y. Creative Tactics

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Creative interventions by land, sea, and air, by night or day!

Gene Sharp cataloged 198 methods of Nonviolent Action, you could try them all, but why not start with some of these fun and replicable tactics for getting noticed? From Kayaktivism to Giant Overpass Bannering, and Guerrilla Light Projection spice up your campaigns with some flashy actions that don’t end with you in a pair of zip ties.

After supporting hundreds of actions each year, we carved out a bit of time to share with you some how-to’s and resource guides for some of our favorite low-risk high-visibility tactics.

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Stopping Traffic is a Dangerous & Powerful Tactic

The fact that a sitting president has incited domestic terrorism through his own hate speech should disqualify him from serving a term anywhere but in prison. Violent words from someone in his position result in violent deeds by his followers. Impeachment cannot occur quickly enough. So, what are the sort of actions that might be part of a campaign to say "Enough is enough!"?  The photos linked here are from the fall of 2016 and the description provides some guidance and words of caution related to this serious and disruptive tactic. The people of Puerto Rico toppled a governor for far less than what this pathological liar Trump has perpetrated through his hateful, demagogic, xenophobic shit show over the past few years. If there ever was a time to declare that enough is enough, now is such a time. Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Projection as Protest

Light Projection is easy, fun, and a great way to raise the visibility of an issue! Check out this great How To video to get started using this tactic. Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Giant Banner Building

Freeway Bannering Is an Easy & Effective Way to Spread Your Message! Freeway bannering is a powerful tool for activists. It's inexpensive, most of the required materials are reusable, and it's an effective way to reach thousands, even tens of thousands, of people in a short period of time. It is also a powerful way to literally stand by your message. Order your banner tool kit here.   Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Backbone Activist Toolkit

Want to enhance your actions?Think your meetings could be more productive?Want some legal tips for your new members? Download your copy of our 2014 Activist Toolkit. Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Flash Mobs!

Flash mobs can be a fun and engaging tactic that enhances and moves your campaign forward or simple fun and charge up your group. Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Bird Dogging

What is "Bird-Dogging" & How to Do It bird-dog also bird·dog (bûrddôg, -dg) v. bird-dogged, bird-dog·ging, bird-dogs Informal v.intr. To follow a subject of interest, such as a person or trend, with persistent attention.   Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

Building A Papier-mache Puppet

Building A Papier-mâché Puppet Mobilize This D.I.Y Tactic !

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