3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

Public Service Announcement

This award honors the most creative and effective public service announcement run across any platform.

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2018 AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
For the fifth anniversary of its powerhouse and award-winning Black History Month PSA campaign, AMC Networks sought to create its largest Black History Month initiative to date. The overall campaign goal was to help reach and inform AMC Networks viewers about the importance of diversity and Black History Month. 2018 marked the fifth year in a row AMC Netw...
Music is For life
Espouse the power of music making throughout the lifetime; to encourage more people to start and fewer to quit making music; across the United States.
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many believe Alzheimer's is just memory loss when, in fact, it's a fatal disease for 47 million people worldwide. Every 66 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Yet Alzheimer's often remains out of the news and social media conversation. The Pure Imagination Proje...
TeenDrive365 In School
When a teenager hits the road for the first time, he or she enters what the National Safety Council has deemed one of the most dangerous years of a person's life– one that has become exponentially more perilous as cell phones have been added to the mix behind the wheel. Car accidents caused by distracted driving are the leading cause of death among Americ...
The Bail Project
Our goal was to illustrate the human cost of unaffordable cash bail. We have an unjust bail system that exclusively impacts low-income communities, and disproportionately people of color. "One of the hardest parts of bail reform specifically, and criminal justice reform in general, is to help people understand that we're talking about human beings, their ...
Whatever It Takes
MS Awareness week, March 11 -17, 2018, is the kick-off of the National MS Society's year-round effort to drive awareness of multiple sclerosis and the experience of living with it. Our new campaign, launching this year, "Whatever it Takes" amplifies the voices of people with MS, who share in their own words, their experiences of living with and refusing t...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018