Avaaz, Built by the People

Avaaz is an organization built by the people, for the people. There are over 40 million members apart of this civic organization. People around the world want the wars, hatred, poverty, and cruel acts to go away. It will take a group of people that care to help others to accomplish that goal.

Avaaz online community has been apart of great change throughout the world. This loving group of people is connected in 194 countries. Their Top leaders are located in 6 out of 7 continents. Avaaz leaders make up a collective group of professionals, entrepreneurs, and other top executives. Avaaz gets members around the world to create campaigns and take action by “signing petitions, funding media campaigns and direct actions, emailing, calling and lobbying governments.” (www.avaaz.org). They are always open to new volunteers to help make a difference.

When visiting Avaaz.org, people can find many active campaigns. For example, 911,236 people have signed a petition to free Avaaz staff member Ozlem. Another campaign is calling for Merkel to follow the ideas on clean energy with or without Trump. People like the fact of having top leaders who are out to make a positive difference in society. People are able to join Avaaz online and start their own petition.

One of their current, most touching campaigns is Brendan Cox’s message to Avaaz. His deceased wife Jo was an Avaaz staff that cared about bringing the community together. Brendan has requested for everyone to connect with them on the great get together for Jo. Hundreds of thousands of people are getting together to “celebrate the things we have in common.” (Cox, B. (2017). youtube.com). Avaaz organization mission is to bring happiness, peace and together to people all over the world. Visit Avaaz.org to learn how to become a volunteer today.

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