In the last year, Change.org grew to more than 125 million global users. They launched more than 200,000 campaigns. And they saw victory more than ten times every day! So from time to time, we like to stop and reflect on all the change that our users have made all over the world.
When Gretchen found out pro football players can be criminally convicted of domestic violence twice before the NFL will finally kick them out, she wasn’t happy. Instead of getting mad, Gretchen started a petition urging the NFL to change their policy.
This year's Super Bowl halftime show of Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars seems to provide a little something for almost everyone. Of course, we know that not everyone will be satisfied with this year’s lineup. Fortunately, you all have a place to tell the NFL who you want to see during next year's Super Bowl halftime.
Storytelling is key when you are trying to create change. People are more likely to take action when they feel emotionally connected to a cause and storytelling is the best way to make that connection. Recently, we joined Adobe in hosting a content workshop about using video storytelling to create change with Adobe Voice.
A petition to make Snoop Dogg the voice of 'Planet Earth' has more than 50,000 signatures, thanks to, well, Snoop Dogg.
Over the last few months, nearly 70,000 people have signed petitions asking the President to take action. These petitions are part of a growing movement calling for criminal justice reform on Change.org supported by Alicia Keys and #cut50.
On Monday, we were thrilled to welcome The Bay Area Women in Machine Learning & Data Science Meetup to our San Francisco office to talk about how we use algorithms and machine learning to build social movements and connect people.
Jason’s release brought a big victory to the more than 540,000 people who signed the petition for his release. During the last year, this community had grown in numbers to give Jason's family and friends a powerful tool to educate, engage, and mobilize the public in their #FreeJason campaign.
Change Politics' online town hall with the Concord Monitor is now underway! We kicked things off in Concord, NH on Tuesday with our partners, including the New Hampshire rebellion and No Labels. On the ground, our team has been crisscrossing the state to solicit voters' questions.
President Obama mentioned the importance of computer science education during the State of the Union. But only 28 states allow students to count computer science courses toward high school graduation.
Yesterday we launched Change Politics, a new app to empower voters to engage directly with candidates and find endorsements for Election Day from your smartphone.
Music lost two trailblazers over the past two months, and their fans responded by creating dozens of humorous, outlandish and sometimes impossible Change.org petitions to honor their legacies.
This post was first published by The Huffington Post on January 15, 2016.
Our team has been on the ground to see what voters are asking the 2016 presidential candidates in our Iowa Speaks Town Hall.
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One out of 100 Americans is behind bars. Our prison system is broken and destroying families. Alicia Keys wants your support in asking Congress to reform our criminal justice system.
We are excited to host The Bay Area Women in Machine Learning & Data Science Meetup Group in our San Francisco office on Monday, January 25th at 6:00pm for tech talks, appetizers, and beverages.
A petition to pardon Steven Avery shows that viewers care about the content they’re consuming, and they want -- they crave -- the ability to keep a story moving long after the end credits.
Originally published by The Huffington Post.
The White House answered the petition to pardon Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix’s Making a Murderer, who is currently serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach.
In 2015, one of the biggest trends on Change.org was the public’s engagement on campaigns around the treatment of animals for the food industry. Petitions on the site helped convince many of the largest companies in the world to change their animal welfare and food policies.