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Scouting for Equality

Jennifer Tyrrell | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Jennifer Tyrrell

The BSA is in danger of becoming obsolete. In this ever changing society, scouting is becoming less and less relevant. WE WANT TO HELP! We love scouting and think ALL should be able to enjoy its rewards. How can I help? That is the most asked question I get.

Desmond Tutu Starts Change.org Petition To Release Nobel Winner

Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact

When Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his dedication to human rights in China, he and his wife were under house arrest. To this day, t...

Paul Blumenthal

Centrist Group Masks GOP Backing

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the influential Campaign to Fix The Debt struck a posture of post-partisan political neutrality this past week, as they swarm...

Petition Calls For Banks To Condemn Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

More than 370,000 people have signed a Change.org petition calling on Citibank and Barclays to condemn Uganda's so-called "Kill the Gays" bill. In...

Most Working Women Are Put in a Bind, Not a Binder

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Women deserve pay parity, not parody in comic binders. Study the candidates' voting records on issues important to working women and our families.

Our Work Begins on November 7th

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Ivanley Noisette

Although it does mark the end of long and grueling campaigns, the day after Election Day should not be perceived as the end, but rather, the beginning.

Change.org: We've Seen This Before

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Recently, the Huffington Post reported that Change.org has abandoned its progressive roots and apparently planned on doing it without telling anyone, ...

More Than 70,000 People Call For Ann Coulter To Publicly Apologize For 'Retard' Tweet

Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact

A petition urging Ann Coulter to publicly apologize for "constantly using the R-word" has racked up more than 70,000 supporters since its launch. ...

What Changes at Change.org Say About us, Online Advocacy, and Our Movements

Isaac Luria | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Isaac Luria

When I first heard the news of Change.org's departure from its progressive moorings, I was angry -- but not entirely surprised. The writing has been on the wall for years now that Change.org wouldn't remain simply a "progressive" organization.

Kathleen Miles

Innocent, Sick, Behind Bars

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Daniel Larsen, 46, has spent almost 13 years in prison -- even though he was declared innocent by a federal judge two years ago. Now, his life is at r...

The Case for Change

Ben Rattray | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Ben Rattray

After reading this, if it's still not clear to you which version of Change.org is accurate, I'd ask you consider suspending final judgment until you see the impact of our actions once the heat of the rhetoric subsides.

"You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train."

Steven Biel | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Steven Biel

After more than 1,000 signatures and a wave of media coverage, Gov. Markell came out against the rules, protecting drinking water for more than 15 million people. That's just the tip of the iceberg, and the movement is growing every day. So how is this different from Change.org?

Ryan Grim

Change.org Changing: Site To Drop Progressive Litmus Test For Campaigns, Say Internal Documents

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Read Change.org founder Ben Rattray's response to this story here. WASHINGTON -- Change.org, the online social movement company founded on progress...

Kathleen Miles

Will This New Trend Change Restaurants Forever?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.11.2012 | Los Angeles

The online petition site Change.org could be seen as both a blessing and a curse for restaurants. On the one hand, it's an easy way for customers to c...

Is Vandy Clubbing Seals? You Can Stop Them!

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.08.2012 | College

Someone really, really doesn't like Vanderbilt University's football team. A new Change.org petition that popped up this week is petitioning the athle...

University Says Allowing Campus LGBT Club Would Be 'Hypocritical'

uppersaucon.patch.com | Posted 08.08.2012 | College

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SLIDESHOW: Top Change-Driven Leaders Of 2012

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

If you've had it with disparaging political rhetoric, look to this group of true leaders who don't place the blame on one another when times get tough...

Public Education Is for the Common Good

Asher Huey | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education
Asher Huey

When astroturf groups undermine schools and workers, they are not acting in the best interests of children, parents, teachers or the community.

Teens Protest Airbrushing In Teen Vogue

Posted 07.07.2012 | Style

When Julia Bluhm decided to protest Seventeen's use of Photoshop, there were plenty of skeptical onlookers. The widespread use of airbrushing in magaz...

Teens Protest Airbrushing In Teen Vogue

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When Julia Bluhm decided to protest Seventeen's use of Photoshop, there were plenty of skeptical onlookers. The widespread use of airbrushing in magaz...

Joy Resmovits

Weingarten On Rhee: 'I'd Be The First To Welcome Her If She Actually Changed'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education

The day after Michelle Rhee's education lobbying group, StudentsFirst, got dumped by progressive petition site Change.org because of intense pressure ...

Ryan Grim

Michelle Rhee Dealt Stinging Blow

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a surprising reversal, Change.org, the progressive online powerhouse that channels grassroots energy into petition-based activism, ha...

One Teen's Big Petition To 'Find Nemo' A Natural Habitat

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.15.2012 | Teen

Every Disney fan remembers the classic "Finding Nemo" line: "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!" But according to 17-year-old Katie Emmons, the f...

Change.org Founder On The Impact Of Online Activism

Posted 06.08.2012 | Impact

Ben Rattray was set on being an investment banker until his senior year of undergrad at Stanford University when one of his younger brothers came out ...

Teen Girls Launch Petition For Female Moderator At Presidential Debates

Posted 06.07.2012 | Teen

"This is an exciting time to be a young woman interested in politics." These words, written by three high school students from Monclair, New Jerse...