Avaaz: Uniting the Globe for Cause
Avaaz is a civic organization that unites people all over the world for cause. Avaaz centers on activism on a global scale, contributing to alleviate concerns on a plethora of rights, human and animal, poverty and other ills of humanity. Avaaz means voice in several languages and it aims to give people an opportunity to be heard, all over the world. Although Avaaz has only been around for 5 years, it has become a multi-faceted online community platform that has exploded to support change all over the world.
Avaaz is currently a multi-million member organization. Causes that Avaaz represent are calling attention to global issues that affect every individual in society, regardless of national origin, religious preference, racial identity, or any other separating factor that does not unite people.
Avaaz has members in over 194 countries and the numbers are continuously on the rise. Milestones in the organization are met by organizing online polls. Dependent on which polls generate the most civilian support, results in which causes Avaaz will mobilize from the agenda. Avaaz is revolutionizing the way civil organizations garner global attention and implement change. The internet is a far reaching tool and Avaaz is successfully utilizing the internet platform to unite individuals for cause.
Avaaz is a member funded model. The member funded model approach is preferential because it prevents the mission from being swayed or directed by an agenda from a financial overseer.
Avaaz has an overall commitment to spreading awareness that we all have privileges to each other and can work positively to effectuate change on many levels. Taking action ins a necessary tool to generate the awareness needed for mobilization efforts. Avaaz and its members are seriously committed to the causes that are undertaken. One step at a time, Avaaz holds steady to the ideology that we each can be the difference we want to see in the world.