To accomplish a goal you may need to use a combination of tactics. There are many variations on these ideas. Use your imagination.
Investigation and Research. Get the facts to build a strong argument. Find out who has the power to make the changes you want.
Pass out leaflets.
Conduct a resolution campaign. Get many organizations to sign a resolution.
Send letters to the editor.
Write an Opinion Piece. Many papers have pieces written by readers or experts on their editorial pages.
Get articles in the paper. Talk to a sympathetic reporter.
Hold press conferences. The media is invited to hear short statements and to ask questions.
Send press releases about events.
Produce a newsletter.
Rally. A rally has speakers, songs, skits, or chants
Picket. Picketers, with signs to convey a message, march in a circle.
Vigil. Participants stand in a line with signs or candles, often in silence.
March. Marchers carry signs and chant as they walk from one place to another.
Organize delegations. Delegations meet with people who have influence over a decision.
Set up literature tables.
Organize a film series.
Hold a panel discussion.
Sponsor a debate.
Carry out a Teach-in. A teach-in is a long meeting with many knowledgeable speakers.
Plan a Speak out. A speak out allows people to testify about their own personal experiences.
Hold a Tribunal. A tribunal is a panel of judges who hear testimony about a crime. The crime could be hunger, the actions of a particular polluter, or those who commit war crimes.
Organize a Town Meeting. Many organizations testify about a problem. Often a public official or decision maker is present.
File a lawsuit.
Hold a Street Fair. In a festive atmosphere, have tables where people can get information.
Put up Posters.
Conduct Street Theater. Street theater consists of an unannounced dramatic or humorous short skit, in a public place, often with props or costumes, that gets a point across.
Sit-in. Blocking an entrance or filling up an office, may result in arrest.
Sponsor a Speaker.
Get on Radio Talk Shows.
Sell Buttons and T-shirts.
Join a Boycott. Not purchasing a companies products works best if it is part of a national effort.
Circulate a Questionnaire. The results may prove a point or demonstrate what people think.
Construct an Opinion Wall. Urge people to post thoughts, art work, or poems about a topic.
Build a model. It could be the jail cell of a political prisoner, or a homeless person’s shack.
Organize a Conference.
Hold a Workshop.
Organize a Student Strike. A student strike involves getting a large number of persons to refuse to attend classes, to express outrage.