Check your voter registration status: A note from Michelle Obama
Are you registered and ready to vote?Written by Change.org · September 19, 2020 4:15 pm
Amidst this global tragedy, everyday people are gaining power
The global situation right now is grim. For the most part we’re trapped inside, isolated from loved ones, adjusting to remote work (if we’re lucky) and trying to stay on top of the rapidly evolving list of dos and don’ts. We’re singing happy birthday to ourselves like it’s a normal part of the handwashing routine. […]Written by Change.org · April 14, 2020 5:53 pm
How I delivered 455,000 signatures to Target’s HQ:
Thousands of people on Change.org are making history with an amazing petition delivery and call for change. They’re asking one of the country’s biggest retailers to take a stand to protect our environment. My name is Theresa Carter, and I started a petition asking Target to end its use of plastic bags. As a mom, […]Written by Change.org · January 14, 2020 8:03 pm
How Change.org is shifting the status quo for parental leave
Written by Paula Peters, Chief Global Officer at Change.org “It will set a bad example”. That’s the reason given to a friend of mine who was recently denied even minor flexibility in working after returning from her parental leave. I thought that many employers had moved on from this mindset – she has a leadership […]Written by Change.org · June 27, 2019 8:34 pm
Digital Social Networks Are the Newest Front in the Fight for Open Political Primaries
After a harried and hectic April 19 presidential primary, New York joins a handful of other states facing the collective outrage of Democratic and Republican voters.Written by Max Burns · April 27, 2016 5:35 am
For Residents in Upcoming Primaries, Issues Lost in the Media Circus
With media coverage of the Republican presidential primary reaching a fever pitch, voters in major upcoming contests may find their biggest issues lost in the shuffle. To get a clearer picture of the conversations people are having, I analyzed the most-signed petitions in several key upcoming primary states.Written by Max Burns · March 9, 2016 8:43 pm
Want to Be a 2016 Power Player? Just Ask.
The symbiotic relationship between Roosevelt and what became the White House Correspondents Association set the standard for how politicians talk to the public. With the launch of Change Politics, the Roosevelt model is shifting. Voters no longer need to hope their interests are addressed in a televised debate.Written by Max Burns · February 10, 2016 4:07 pm
David Bowie and Motörhead Petitions Show How Rock Grieves in the 21st Century
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.Written by Max Burns · January 15, 2016 6:04 pm
How Netflix’s ‘Making A Murderer’ is Setting a New Standard for Social Impact Entertainment
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.Written by Michael A. Jones · January 13, 2016 4:25 am