Joining Forces to Change the World
Posted on Dec 13 2011 at 06:34:40 AM in Society & Culture
Change.org is a community formed by individuals and organizations that fight against injustices in a joint effort. The site (in collaboration with the Spanish community actuable) offers the opportunity to support initiatives in form of a petition or challenge, as well as to create our own campaigns.
This form of online activism is starting to spread giving birth to sites that act like platforms for all those initiatives aimed at creating social movements around problems, injustices or inequalities. One of the most widespread and known at an international level is Avaaz.
The results are very significant. Change.org has served, for example, to save the lives of 200 dogs preventing them from being put to sleep. However, there is a wide variety of initiatives organized in different categories.
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