2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 30, 2017

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Activism

These people stand up for what they believe in, cause a movement, or live up to Gandhi's words "be the change you want to see in the world". If they use Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube videos or other social means to help generate awareness of their cause, start a revolution, or inspire others to do the same, they might just win this Shorty. Nominate who you think is the pinnacle of #Activism!

Finalists

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Bang yongguk
Bang Yong Guk, born in Korea in 1990, is the leader of B.A.P, 6 boy band in South Korea; B.A.P stands for Best, Absolute, Perfect. Since debuting in 2012, B.A.P has received global attention with a solid presence on Billboard World Album Chart, iTunes Top Album Chart, Twitter's world trends and more. B.A.P was also picked as "The Strongest Newco...
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Brady Campaign
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence develops and implements extensive public health and safety programs and utilizes the courts to reduce gun violence. Through our Legal Action Project, we represent victims of gun violence in cases against irresponsible gun sellers and owners. Through our public health and safety programs, we inspire safer ...
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Canal do Otário
According to The Wall Street Journal**, Canal do Otário is one of the video makers who most suffer from a lack of freedom of expression on the internet (specially in Brazil). He has started in the beginning of 2012 as a vlogger on YouTube, making short videos about misleading advertising, freedom of speech and government propaganda, using a very...
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MILK TYSON
FAM First. I fight daily with agoraphobia and extreme anxiety as I step out into the world to handle day to day life. I host events and celebrity based parties and also write music for many artists. I try to keep everyone tuned in re-assured that no matter how bad their situation is, that they are not alone and that they have support and someone...
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Smart Gun Laws
The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence is the only national law center focused on providing comprehensive legal expertise in support of gun violence prevention and the promotion of smart gun laws that save lives. Over the last two decades, the non-profit organization, which was founded by attorneys and formerly known as the Legal Community Again...
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The Elders
Chaired by Kofi Annan, The Elders is an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace and human rights. With the help of Graça Machel and Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela set about bringing the Elders together and formally launched the group in Johannesburg in July 2007. Archbishop Desmond Tutu served for six years as chair before ...

Nominees

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, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held October 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.