Setting Goals for Yourself

(inspired by  MoveOn.com’s Organizing training)

While this is the first section of the packet, it may be valuable to read the rest of the packet for some more ideas before you start goal setting. However it is important when preparing to be an activist that you think about your own personal goals from the very beginning. This gives you an idea of what to look for before you start planning.

When making a personal activism goal for yourself, ask yourself:

Goals can be big or small. It is possible that you may not be able to meet this goal in the timeframe you have specified. It is possible that once you begin working on your goal you may decide you need to reframe or change your position.

Write a goal for your own personal activism:


If you weren’t able to check all of those boxes write another goal for yourself that addresses the boxes you haven’t checked: