Launched in 2007, Avaaz is a civic organization that focuses their efforts on the promotion and support of global activism. The organization frequently supports activism on issues related to climate change, human rights, animal rights and poverty through petitions, demonstrations, and press releases. Living up to the meaning of their name, the team at Avaaz provides a platform for support and a voice for those in need. Their belief is that their commitment to change, will insight others into action, and Avaaz’s Linkedin.
We all want the world to be a better place, right. Avaaz is also focused on empowering others to act and to push for change on issues that are important to them. Their powerful community of supporters and volunteers currently support campaigns in 15 languages. No matter where you are in the world, they are ready to help. Avaaz stopped accepting donations and payments from outside corporations in 2009 and relying solely on the support and philanthropy of its members, they have raised over 20 million in funding. Their tight-knit community of campaign managers works together, from over 30 countries, to help organize and manage the organization’s campaigns, and https://twitter.com/avaaz.
In support of a true democracy, Avaaz considers suggestions from all members when creating new campaigns. After a potential suggestion is made, Avaaz sends out a test poll to 10,000 members. If the response is significant enough, then it’s a go! It is no secret that our world has issues. But, by coming together, and setting our differences aside, we can all do our part in making the world a better place, and begin attacking those issues one by one, and more information click here.