Change.org announces the most generous parental leave policy in tech: 18 weeks fully paid for both parents.
The Guardian’s Media Editor Jane Martinson interviews Change.org Founder and CEO Ben Rattray in London. He talks about “democratizing democracy,” the power of mass mobilization to incentivize elected officials and corporations to put public interests ahead…
La Nacion covers a major victory on Change.org in Argentina, after 77,000 people win treatment for a 15-year-old with cerebral palsy.
AFP features a campaign on Change.org by a former French prostitute who walked across France to demand the abolition of prostitution.
Stanford Social Innovation Review just published an extensive profile of Change.org’s impact. Read More
Writer and editor Carolyn O’Hara has put together a remarkably compelling and simple guide to one of the most useful skills anyone can develop.
Ten days ago, two young Egyptian activists broke a communications blackout and called us from Cairo’s Liberation Square to launch an international campaign over the phone. Just minutes ago, after a 30 year dictatorship, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned.
Earlier today the Egyptian activists who launched an international solidarity campaign over the phone told us Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was about to resign. “We're just ecstatic!” they said. In the end, the reality was quite different, and the revolution goes on…
This Sunday 4 in 5 Americans will sit down on their couch, hop on a bar stool or pop open their laptop to watch the Super Bowl. But 1400 miles away in El Salvador, women are being abused, threatened and exploited as they sew Super Bowl T-Shirts sold for more than 300 times their wages.
In mid-December, more than two dozen people either burned, fell or suffocated to death when a preventable preventable fire broke out in an unsafe, multi-story clothing sweatshop in Bangladesh. Today, six weeks after the fire, we are pleased to announce that after 65,000 Change.org members from more than 70 countries called on all international companies sourcing from factory to take responsibility, every last one of them have finally pledged to do the right thing.
Egypt has been run by a dictator for 30 years. Six days ago, Egyptians said ‘enough’, and millions took to the streets. Over the weekend, as the government allowed phone calls for a few hours, two young pro-democracy activists started an online campaign which is taking off like wildfire. Show your support for Egyptian pro-democracy activists here!
Yesterday we wrote that two companies – Target and Abercrombie & Fitch – have refused to compensate the families of 28 workers killed in a fire while making their clothes. Last night a senior manager at Target called Change.org. Here’s what she had to say.