51,843,933. That’s the number of active Change.org users – from all backgrounds and ages, in every corner of the planet – who are part of the largest online community of change-makers in the world. That’s more than double the amount of people using Change.org to create change a year ago!
Every single day, people win on Change.org, with over 6,000 victories and counting – from the young woman in India who got her government to regulate the sale of acid to protect women from attacks to the gay Boy Scout from California who moved the nation and influenced the Boy Scouts to accept gay youth.
And to date, people creating petitions and their signers, whether it’s 6 or 600,000, have impacted everything from criminal justice and education to animal rights and women and girls. Over 16 million people to be exact.
At this milestone, we’ve taken a look back to see what 50 million people can change. Quite a lot, it turns out. Just imagine what 60, 70 or 100,000 million can accomplish…