Avaaz is a not for profit but pro action organization serving the interest of people through standing for burning issues such as human & animal rights, corruption, conflict, and poverty. This civic organization has pulled some interesting stunts to push for issues within our society. One was towards the World Health Organization where a herd of pigs was taken at the entrance to demand an investigation of swine flu link to pig farms. Another one was to the Chinese Embassy in London, pushing for communication in the Dalai Lama parties.
This civic organization has conducted international campaigns and lobbied for support from other companies. This because Avaaz by a great proportion depends on member funding and strong-willed donors whose contribution does not exceed $5000; to avoid getting controlled by corporate. Avaaz has conducted rallies and sit-ins in Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and Lebanon among 30 other countries and contact their.
Campaigns are held in a manner that they communicate clearly contentious issues and get a huge following. Commonly, Avaaz uses public petitions, email, advertisement and videos to convey messages. The signed in members, on the other hand, are communicated via email. The 10,000 members then respond in unison to the course and Avaaz’s lacrosse camp.
This a civil organization which has advocated for human rights, issues of public concern and critiqued the government. Avaaz brought sanity during the Syrian Civil War through peaceful activism and protests that lead to the evacuation of British cameraman, Paul Conroy. It also helped the protests against presidential election in Iran and Donald Trump 2016 election and what Avaaz knows.
Rickel Patel is the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and a co-founder. Others are Tom Pravda, Jeremy Heimans, Ben Brandzel, Eli Pariser and Tom Perriello. Under their watch, Avaaz has brought to an end crisis; restoring faith in governance and political system and enforcing fundamental rights. It is linked to Res Publica and MoveOn.Org.