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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Ashley Boynes~Shuck

Ashley Boynes~Shuck

Educating/inspiring; living well w/ illness. Let's emerge from pain! Rheum, Lupus, Arthritis, Chiari, Celiac, Brain Surgery: I overcome. So can U! Views = mine
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D-D-J-A

D-D-J-A

We want to get Big Time Rush apparel for ALL ages! :) We would love your support! Co-owners: @BigTimeFansite, @jessiemarie_14 & @angiesaysthings
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Freedom

Freedom

I've been with the #OccupyLA movement since Oct.1. Visionary Activist, #CitizenJournalist, mother, environmentalist & yogini . ustream.tv.occupyfreedomla
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Khalil Asmar

Khalil Asmar

Those who deny freedom to others, do not deserve it for themselves. A writer twitting for Western Sahara freedom, human rights, human thought & freedom to all
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Twitt On Peace

Twitt On Peace

*Not the ones who talked same language but who shared same feelings could understand each other! MEVLANA CELALED DINI RUMI
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Miss Representation

Miss Representation

A documentary film. Pledge to represent the change you want to see for women & girls. Take action daily and tweet your progress #MissRep.
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Christina Lind

Christina Lind

'With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.'
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Tonja Walker

Tonja Walker

Actress,Radio Personality,Producer,Singer.National Internet Safety Advocate. I love family,friends,convertibles,talented people,WARM sun,ocean.
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Tricia McKnight

Tricia McKnight

author,advocate,BTR host-Survive&Thrive; http://www.amazon.com/My-Justice-Patricia-McKnight/dp/1452071691/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1329235781&sr=1-1
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Greenpeace

Greenpeace

We're an independent global campaigning organisation acting to change attitudes and behavior, to protect the environment and promote peace.
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PrisonReformMovement

PrisonReformMovement

America: Home of the Free, Land of the Incarcerated; Criminal Justice Reform Human Rights Against the Death Penalty Solidarity w/ #OCCUPY #ANON
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Misha Collins

Misha Collins

Actor, baker, candlestick maker
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Not For Sale

Not For Sale

Not For Sale creates tools that engage business, government, and grassroots in order to incubate and grow social enterprises to benefit enslaved and vulnerable.
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Stroke Association

Stroke Association

Together we're taking action on stroke. Tweets by Katy and Kim on a range of stroke matters. www.stroke.org.uk
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K

K

Poet ❻ Writer ❻ Occupier ❻ Ustreamer @Korgasm2 #teamoccupyyourmom To help: http://bit.ly/donate_to_TOYM ❻❻❻ J.A.L. 1980 − 2011 #SiX6XiS ♥
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The Organic View

The Organic View

Host @JuneStoyer talks about #organics #sustainability #animals #environment & #wellbeing.Tune in M-F @4pmEST/1pmPST. Join us http://bit.ly/b1sRwI
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Global Village

Global Village

Global Village Champions Foundation & Yank Barry are feeding children around the globe! 601 million meals to date #ADayWithoutHunger #Philanthropy
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OFIAN - ISF France

OFIAN - ISF France

But:Soutenir ISF dans ses projets & réaliser des actions en France également/ ISF support in France ~Lilly,Aicha,Vaness,Erika,Helaine,Aurélie~
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Heather Pipkins

Heather Pipkins

Am 33 yrs. old, animal lover, recycler, single mother of 1 son and Youth Communications Coordinator 4 ISF. Motto: Passion speaks louder than words!
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Global Green USA

Global Green USA

Environmental nonprofit providing smart solutions to climate change through green building.
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