The Pillar Model below come from Nathan Freitas’ Open Ideals: http://openideals.com/2009/10/03/itp2800-week4/, derived from the Canvas Core Curriculum, Chapter 3, Pillars of Support. A support structure, such as a government or organization has columns of support, such as bureaucracy, military, civilian police, organized religion, etc. (in the case of a government). While Canvas did not invent this model, their description, tailored for social activism is very well illustrated (as is Freitas’ description. I have adopted it for combatting addiction:
The pyramid model of attack also comes from Freitas’ site, and illustrates potential opportunities and tactics to achieve a strategic goal.