Avaaz is an organization that is based out of the United States and first launched in January of 2007. The organization operates over the internet and their goal is to promote global activism and make positive changes in both the environment and in culture. Some of the causes that this organization helps include climate change, rights of animals, rights for all humans, poverty, and corruption on various levels. Avaaz is one of the most powerful networks for activists in the world.Avaaz was co-founded by Res Rublica which is a community of professionals that want to promote good governance and virtue for all.
This organization is also associated with MoveOn.org. MoveOn is an organization that promotes public policies.There are global campaigns that Avaaz is involved in. The organization works with over 30 countries and communicates through videos posted on the internet as well as email notifications. They offer legal advice to campaigns on how to spread their message in an effective and legal manner.
They offer advice on how to organize stunts that are both media friendly and attention getting. Some of the causes that this organization has supported include supporting the people of Syria during their civil war and supporting the no-fly zone over the country of Libya.This organization was also against Donald Trump during his presidential bid and took to the internet to protest him. They protest their causes online and thee are thousands of members from all over the world that get involved in the social media campaigns.