Additional resources

Additional resources
Individual and collective action
Name of resource Description
Collective Action for Informal Workers (ICC6) | WIEGO (Bonner, 2009) A plain language resource on how informal workers can take collective action.
Canadian Mental Health Association, 2014 Includes examples of collective action to advance and advocate for mental health services, supports, and consumers. 

The Collective Action Toolkit Quick Start Guide | frog design (Frog Design Inc., 2019)

An online toolkit on collective action. Includes a set of activities that describes the processes needed to support change.
Developing an action plan (Centre for Community Health and development, University of Kansas, undated) Table of Contents | Community Tool Box ( A toolkit that includes a step-by-step guide on how to build collective action plan in the context of community health (see Chapter 8 ‘Developing a Strategic Plan’).
Transforming Nursing through Knowledge: Best Practices for Guideline Development, Implementation Science, and Evaluation. (D Grinspun, I Bajnok, Editors). Sigma Theta Tau; 2018 Apr 9. A Sigma Theta Tau book that details the implementation strategies used by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, their Best Practice Spotlight Organizations and others. These strategies power nurses and other health-care professionals globally to advance evidence to practice, to workplace organizations and to policy using shared purpose and social movement thinking and actions.  

Name of Resource Description
How Grassroots Mobilization Works: enabling everybody to effect change ( (CallHub, 2018)  A resource on grassroots mobilization.

Advocates For Youth, 2014

A short discussion paper on best practice strategies to support community mobilization including engaging diverse organizations, develop a shared vision, and create a strategic plan. 

Analyzing healthcare coordination using translational mobilization (Allen, 2018) 

A framework for collective action and the conditions and actions needed to create change in complex organizational settings, including health care. The theory focuses on the collective action/what is being changed; the strategic action field/where the change is occurring; and how the change is being done/the mechanisms of mobilization. 
Microsoft PowerPoint - Organizing and Mobilizing Communities ( (Klewis, 2009) A slide presentation on skills and tactics to support community mobilizing. 
Collective agency
Name of resource Description
Microsoft PowerPoint - zzzzzzzclosing remarks ( (Bevan, 2018) A presentation by Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer, NHS Horizons, describing collective agency as a shared power to make a positive difference.