Avaaz was founded five years ago and has since grown to become the most powerful and largest activist network online, according to The Guardian.
Avaaz means “voice” in many European, Asian, and Middle Eastern languages and was launched in 2007. The mission of Avaaz is to close the gap between the ideal world and the world we have by uniting people all over the globe.
Avaaz is making it possible for millions of people from every walk of life to have some say and some power against the national, regional and global issues of our world today. Avaaz is addressing everything from poverty to climate change and the Avazz community is taking strong action against the injustices of the world.
Avaaz is served by a tea of 6 continents and thousands of volunteers and campaigns in as many as 15 different languages. Avaaz is using it voice to reach out to people through emailing, calling and lobbying governments, organizing protests, and signing petitions. Avaaz is working hard to make sure that the views and morals of the people in the world are being heard and will help to shape the decisions tat are made that inevitably affect each and every one of us.
Every year, Avaaz seta priorities to meet through polls made of members and campaign ideas are tested and polled each week to random samples. The staff of Avaaz listen to their members and help to decide which actions to take in the many different scenarios that arise.
Avaaz believes we are all human and are responsible not only to ourselves, but to the future generations and to the planet. Avaaz is a way to give hope back to the people of the world and is making it possible to have a say in how things are run.
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