The Best Activism in Social Media

The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and protests around the globe have empowered individuals to be heard throughout the social Web from Twitter and Facebook to YouTube. The #activism Shorty Award will be given to an individual who has made a significant difference in his or her community.

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Activism Shorty Award Leaders

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Lea Michele

Lea Michele

Actor, Singer, Streisand Worshiper, New Yorker.
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Agnes Monica

Agnes Monica

DREAM, believe, and make it happen!
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Lee Weissman

Lee Weissman

I am striving to be a simple person, seeking a connection to G-d and friendship with all those who wish to be close to Him.
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Ben Clarke

Ben Clarke

15 year old inflicting his opinions on the world. Actor. Blogger. Tea connoisseur. http://flickr.com/photos/benedictclarke/
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Maikel Nabil Sanad

Maikel Nabil Sanad

Egyptian Blogger, Activist believes in Liberalism, Secularism, Pacifism, Peace & Realism.
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David Cook

David Cook

This seemed easier and cheaper than sending out hard-copy newsletters.
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Viorica Gocorean

Viorica Gocorean

Girl,17 years, future U.S.#journalist,I dream to travel around the world. @autumnreeser @DawnOlivieri tweet me, @KatGraham follow me 27.03.2012:)
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KC Concepcion

KC Concepcion

UN World Food Programme (WFP) national lover Host. Recording Artist. Actress. Product Endorser. Student of Life! XFACTOR ::: ASAP 2012! Simply & PURELY Pinay.
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UNAIDS

UNAIDS

Uniting the world against AIDS www.unaids.org
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rachelsklar

rachelsklar

Media addict on the loose.
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HANSON

HANSON

Formed in May of 1992 by brothers Isaac, Taylor & Zac, HANSON have been making a unique blend of Soulful Pop/Rock with harmony driven melodies for 20 yrs
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Sue Marsh

Sue Marsh

Tribal leftie, total technophobe, Health Warrior. Will tweet about politics & disability disgraces A LOT - you've been warned. Also loves Elvis & Jammy Dodgers
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Richard O'Barry

Richard O'Barry

The Cove on DVD, blood Dolphin$ on Animal Planet
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Asher Wolf

Asher Wolf

Information activist, @telecomix agent, journalist, internaut, and a great big can of whup-ass for the surveillance state.
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Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2012: 8.30pm, Saturday 31 March – switch off the lights and celebrate your action for the planet with the world.
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Meltem Arıkan

Meltem Arıkan

Novelist, Playwright, Columnist/ Yazar http://www.facebook.com/Yazar.Meltem.Arikan
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IS FOUNDATION

IS FOUNDATION

The IS Foundation aims to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures.
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UP ALYANSA

UP ALYANSA

ALYANSA is a dynamic leadership and service formation in the University of the Philippines - Diliman. Kasama ka sa ALYANSA. Lahat Tayo, Iskolar Para Sa Bayan!
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Beagle Freedom Proje

Beagle Freedom Proje

Beagle Freedom Project began in December of 2010 when Shannon Keith found out about some Beagles who were to be given a chance at life.
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