Avaaz: The Voices Heard Around the World

Avaaz is an online global movement focused on creating a better world for everyone and everything living here. Since launching in 2007, this campaigning community has over 100 victories; ensuring the voices of people everywhere are being heard. From climate change to a conflict to poverty, no pressing issue has proven too big a crisis for this organization to take on.

Their goals clearly stem from their values: “The conviction that we are all human beings first, and privileged with responsibilities to each other, to future generations, and to the planet.” Bringing millions of people together around the world, this movement is able to make its mark on tipping-point moments of crisis. Whether it is preventing an unjust law or bill from passing or putting an end to a slaughterhouse, these members have taken action when it comes to political decision making. Their success goes to prove that when people feel empowered, they can truly make a difference.

Avaaz is growing by the uniting values that citizens share around the globe. With 44 million members from 194 countries, this community campaigns in 15 languages. Working alongside a core team across 6 continents, thousands of volunteers have come together to ensure the values of the people are included in crucial decisions that affect us all. These motivated individuals have taken action over 335 million times in the past ten years – and that number is still growing. Thanks to this online global movement, thousands of individual efforts have combined into one powerful force.

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