Video: Self-Organizing Decentralized Network


Samantha Corbin presents the basic principles of Self-Organizing as part of the Swarm Training organized by Ayni Institute. In it, Sam lays out Movement Netlab's approach to differentiating between decentralized networks and formal organizations, including the elements of each network and the conditions needed to cultivate healthy networks.

Video: Self-Organizing Decentralized Network2017-11-16T14:45:10-05:00

Living Resource Systems: A New Approach for Supporting Movement Networks


Living Resource Systems A New Approach for Supporting Movement Networks The last five years have seen an unprecedented wave of mobilization on a global scale: Movements have emerged all over the world Overthrown dictatorships [Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia] Taken back democracy in Spain [15M] Shifted the national conversation towards economic inequality [Occupy] Challenged the permissibility of [...]

Living Resource Systems: A New Approach for Supporting Movement Networks2017-11-16T14:45:10-05:00

Video: Movement Netlab at From Protest to Power


https://youtu.be/s8tY7BqZ-ag?t=45m40s Tammy Shapiro presented the latest version of the Movement Netlab presentation at the From Protest to Power conference at Ford Foundation. Besides MNL, the conference features amazing interventions by  Leah Hunt-Hendrix Solidaire, Taj James Movement Strategy Center, Jackie Mahendra Citizen Engagement Lab, Thenjiwe McHarris Blackbird, and Carlos Saavedra Ayni Institute.  

Video: Movement Netlab at From Protest to Power2020-09-16T12:27:04-04:00

Webinar: “Self Organized Leadership in Networks”


The pairing of networks and movements is transformative, representing a new kind of leadership, visibilizing of power and privilege, and being capable of addressing natural disasters at a large scale. What follows are my reflections from: Leadership Learning Community’s webinar called “Self Organized Leadership in Networks,” by June Holley (Network Weaver) and Tammy Shapiro (Movement [...]

Webinar: “Self Organized Leadership in Networks”2017-11-16T14:45:11-05:00

What are Networked Social Movements?


Tahrir Square. 15M. Occupy Wall St. Gezi Park. Occupy Sandy. BlackLivesMatter NYC. <img class="aligncenter wp-image-11377 size-full" src="http://movementnetlab go to website.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Network_Proposal_Banner_.jpg" alt="Network_Proposal_Banner_" width="859" height="189" srcset="http://movementnetlab.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Network_Proposal_Banner_.jpg 859w, http://movementnetlab.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Network_Proposal_Banner_-300x66.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 859px) 100vw, 859px" /> Across the world we are seeing the dramatic emergence of powerful, mass social movements that defy traditional explanations and organizing theories. Dismissed by [...]

What are Networked Social Movements?2017-11-16T14:45:11-05:00