Avaaz is an organization that supports global activism on issues like human rights, corruption, poverty, animal’s rights, climate change, and conflicts. Its mission is to bring together all the citizens of the world and close the gap between the world we have and the world every one desires. The word Avaaz comes from the Asian, Middle East and European languages, which means “voice.” It was established in January 2007.
Avaaz uses modern technology to organize its members. By so doing, it allows little individual effort no matter how small to be combined and make a strong collective force. Because of this, Avaaz is the globe’s leading and most influential online activist network. Avaaz campaigns in 17 languages that are common in six continents and the many volunteers and learn more about Avaaz.
Avaaz staff takes action by direct actions, funding media campaigns, signing petitions, emailing, calling and lobbying governments. They also plan offline demonstrations and events. By incorporating this, it helps guarantee that the views and needs of people are addressed, and people know what will affect them and Twitter.com.
The staff at Avaaz does not set agendas and, instead, they allow members to set them. They just listen to members and develop better ways to improve the world. The members bring up most of Avaaz successful demonstrations. The staff writes emails to alert the Avaaz members the way forward concerning an issue. The mail only contains the useful information, and the reader decides to either get involved in the campaign or not and Avaaz’s lacrosse camp.
Leadership at Avaaz
The original co-founders at Avaaz are Ricken Patel, Tom Pravda, Tom Perriello, the former Virginia Congressman, Eli Pariser, the executive director at MoveOn, Davis Madden an Australian progress entrepreneur, Jeremy Heimans, and Andrea Woodhouse. The president and the executive director is Ricken Patel. He studied politics, philosophy, economics at Balliol College, Oxford University. He has master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and https://www.flickr.com/photos/avaaz/.