Step 1: Information Gathering
- The way you determine the facts, the options for change and the timing of pressure for raising the issue is a collective process.
Step 2: Education
- Is the process of developing articulate leaders, who are knowledgeable about the issue.
Step 3: Personal Commitment
- Means looking at your internal and external involvement in the nonviolent campaign and preparing yourself for long-term as well as short term action.
Step 4: Negotiation:
- Is the art of bring together your views and those of your opponent to arrive at a just conclusion or clarify the unresolved issues, at which point, the conflict is formalized.
Step 5: Direct Action
- Occurs when negotiations have broken down or failed to produce a just response to the contested issues and conditions.
Step 6: Reconciliation
- Is the mandatory closing step of a campaign, when the opponents and proponents celebrate the victory and provide joint leadership to implement the change.