Training & Resources

The page provides links to training resources, tools and curricula, access to our Media Archive. Most links will open a new page onto the WITNESS website. We hope you will share these resources widely.

Click the links below to access each resource:

External Training & Resource Links

In addition to our own ideas we are very aware that there are many other great organizations that provide helpful tips and  resources on how to best go about using technology in human rights activism. Below are links to some sites that we hope you will find as useful as we do.

Resources from Tactical Tech:

Maps for Advocacy: How-To Incorporate Mapping Into Your Campaign

Message-in-a-Box: Tools and Tactics for Communicating Your Cause

Mobiles-in-a-Box: Tools and Tactics for Mobile

Quick ‘n Easy Guide to Online Advocacy: A Great Introduction on How-To Take Your Campaigns Online

Security-in-a-Box: Tools and Tactics for Your Digital Security

Visualizing Video for Advocacy: Tips for Translating Complex Data to Simple Visual Messages

Storytelling Resources:

Poynter’s News University: Courses on Storytelling for the Web

smartMeme’s Story-Based Strategy Model & Links to Interactive Tips and Tools Book

Stories for Change: Resources for Digital Storytelling

How To Resources:

Make Internet TV: Step-by-Step Instructions for Recording and Publishing Internet Video

MediaStorm Workshop: How To Do Multimedia Reporting

Smart Chart: An Interactive Tool to Help Nonprofits Make Smart Communications Choices

YouTube’s Reporters’ Center (Features How-To Videos from WITNESS)

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