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Jessica Bell's blog

Jessica Bell is a lecturer on advocacy and government relations at Ryerson University, and a member of the Ruckus Society, and Tools for Change.

Blog - Jessica Bell's blog March 25
Jessica Bell | At this year's awesome George Brown College Labour Fair Conference, I shared five things I wish I knew when I first became politically active ten years earlier. Here they are.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog September 25
Jessica Bell | Wildlife up close: paddlers aiming to raise awareness about KI Nation's campaign to protect their watershed encounter an interested polar bear.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog September 12
Jessica Bell | Read the latest update from the KI Nation paddlers who are paddling from their territory to Hudson's Bay to protect their watershed.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog September 4
Jessica Bell | KI Nation members and supporters are paddling to Hudson's Bay to protect their water shed from unwanted mining. Follow their story.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog August 29
Jessica Bell | Read two blog posts from the KI Nation paddlers who are canoeing to Hudson's Bay to protect their watershed.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog August 27
Jessica Bell | The Tools for Change program has launched its 2012/2013 workshop series to provide Torontonians with the skills they need to advance social change.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog August 15
Jessica Bell | This summer a team of paddlers from the KI Indigenous Nation will venture 400 km beyond the nearest road to travel the ancient trading route from their remote fly-in community to Hudson's Bay.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog March 21
Jessica Bell | Check out the Ruckus Society's new brochure for people interested in designing creative direct actions. The brochure draws upon and fleshes out a whole host of ideas, stories, exercises and resources.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog February 10
Jessica Bell | Movement elder Marshall Ganz has collated his 50-plus years of writing, researching and organizing experience and posted it on two websites.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog January 14
Jessica Bell | This article on addressing burnout was written by Occupy organizer Cheyenna Weber. In Toronto, Tools for Change is hosting a workshop on avoiding activist burnout on Thursday, January 26.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog January 6
Jessica Bell | Read about human rights group Students for a Free Tibet's impressive social media fundraising drive.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog December 19
Jessica Bell | The Democracy Center released a free 55-page downloadable guide on how to campaign to change the actions of the world's largest companies.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog December 7
Jessica Bell | This meeting facilitation handout is for people active in advocacy and social movements.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog November 22
Jessica Bell | The Toronto and York Region Labour Council has just published Mike Balkwill and Rob Fairley's campaign planning guide for activist leaders and union organizers.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog November 12
Jessica Bell | These six websites offer great resources and tools to help activists harness the power of social media.
Blog - Jessica Bell's blog November 11
Jessica Bell | An old hippie offers advice on how the Occupy movement could deal with assholes.