There is a terrifying amount of people in this manga, and good luck remembering them all.
See also the ongoing and excellent work of Witness and Media Rights. Less attached to any specific campaigns are two projects by Jonah Peretti that were forwarded widely around the Web: Somewhere between outreach and communication is political use of the Web site meetup.
On April 2, over ten thousand people met across the country to discuss campaign efforts for Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean. Also of note, is the Howard Dean Web logmaintained during the campaign by one of his staff as they stumped across the U.
Read more about the Dean campaign and its use of the Internet. Solidarity One of the first electronic advocacy campaigns was the Blue Ribbon free speech. Internet users were outraged. Protests were held, lawsuits were filed, and Web authors colored their pages black for 48 hours.
Subsequently, the authors posted banner graphics of blue ribbons and linked to campaign pages on the fight against the CDA and Internet censorship.
After another round of protest and lawsuits, the law was struck down in March The blue ribbon campaign continues today and has broadened to include Internet censorship worldwide. He started the Web site Poets Against the War and invited a few friends to submit antiwar to be presented to the White House at the March 5th symposium.
News quickly spread and in two months the site had received over 13, submissions. News also reached the White House, and the symposium was cancelled.
The site then expanded to list events and readings of poetry against the war around the U. In March13, poems were presented to the Prime Minister of Canada. For the last several years, Creative Time has organized a Day With out Art observance on the worldwide web, encouraging diverse website designers and administrators to darken their site and convey AIDS prevention and education information to their visitors.
Inmore than 50 webloggers took part in a project called a Day With out Weblogs. Innearly personal weblogs and journals of all sorts participated.
Inthe number was over 1, The personal web publishing community — weblogs, journals, diaries, personal websites of every kind — has continued to grow and diversify.
Once again, everyone who produces personal content on the web is invited to participate a global observance of World AIDS Day. Online petitions and email campaigns fall into this category.
Targets may be elected officials and government bodies, multilateral institutions, transnational nongovernmental organizations or other social movement organizations.
However, while tools for such lobbying are becoming widely available, elected officials have not kept pace. Electronic advocacy is overwhelming the representative process. Officials and their staff are struggling to process the information they receive and should invest in technology to enhance their ability to listen and respond beyond their election campaigns.
The more actions you take, the more stamps you get in your panda passport. The more stamps you accumulate, you higher rank and title you win. At each threshold, you are offered rewards like downloadble wallpaper graphics and screen savers.
Site users are also sent email action alerts. Though the game format seems very effective at encouraging participation, I find it trivializes the content.
Amnesty members would respond with hundreds and even thousands of letters to the responsible government officials urging them to free the prisoners.
Email and the Web have dramatically shortened response times, though much of the lobbying is still done with postal mail. Over the years, hundreds of prisoners have been released though AI does not take direct credit for specific releases. Also of note is the use of geography as a tactical tool.
Not every urgent action is sent to every member by the 80 Amnesty offices around the world. When actions are distributed, a geographic balance is maintained so that, for instance, an Islamic country does not only receive letters from the U. The advocacy tools I mentioned are not just helping large organizaitons with million dollar budgets.
The act, which provides funding for domestic vioilence programs, was set to expire in The press portrayed the Act as inevitably lost. Irene got worked with e-Advocates. In two months, she built an email list of 36, subscribers who helped sendemail messages to Congress.Save Our Seas.
Our oceans are in crisis, brought about by overfishing — the biggest threat to ocean life. For more than 20 years, WWF has been working with companies in the private sector, governmental agencies and civil society to conserve the oceans.
In the video, created to make charities think about the way they represent their beneficiaries in the developing world, Africans are seen watching images of cold Norwegians and are donating. (UNICEF Annual Report ) Private companies are also donating to UNICEF.
Big companies all around the world like Amway Europe, H&M, Gucci, Nokia, Microsoft, Dell, Google Inc. had contributed to UNICEF causes. Dangerously soft-hearted.
But just the right kind of dangerous.
That's because we're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. The Black Rhinoceros is one of the most critically endangered species in the world with a population of just 4, individuals.
The population as of February is estimated to be 4, A subspecies of this black rhinoceros, the western black rhinoceros was declared extinct in by the IUCN.
It’s also important to remember that donating points and miles is a big help to loyalty programs, since they have vast sums of unclaimed points on their books. Advertisement Advertisement.