THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Education

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that addresses education inside and outside of the classroom. Educational institutions, programs and services are eligible for this award. Objectives may include educational equity, engaging current students and parents and thought leadership.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#RamapoGives - Giving Back to Ramapo College
Promote philanthropy and generosity through #RamapoGives to tie-in with the global campaign of #Giv…
finalist
#weneedmore
In order to compete for the jobs of the future, it's essential for every kid to have access to t…
finalist
AMAZE
At AMAZE, our goal is to make sex ed approachable, engaging, and informative for very young adolesc…
Dare to DREAM?
We are DREAM. Every day, we work with youth to provide them with opportunities to recognize their p…
Designing heART healthy
The Heart of Neiman Marcus foundation (HONM) was launched in 2013 with a goal to promote and supp…
Discover Kindness in the Classroom
Social emotional learning (SEL) is not only a pedagogic buzz word of the moment, it is the key to f…
Emergency Lessons
War, natural disasters and disease outbreaks have disrupted the lives – and educations – of over 75…
finalist
gold honor
Face the Future
You're in a world where you can feel what other people feel. Now what?"Why think about the far-off …
Gaming for Civic Good: Helping Teachers Bring the Election and the Presidency to Life
Our social strategy was launched to support teachers during this challenging and divisive election …
finalist
Google Change Is Made with Code
Code is one of the most powerful tools ever invented. And it has huge potential for shaping a bette…
Hidden Figures National Screening Contest
21st Century Fox, in partnership with AMC Theatres, launched an open screening contest to bring the…
KidsRead2Kids: Spreading Joy One Book at a Time
Success has never come easy to me. I started speaking when I was two and I learned to read in fo…
Match Minis
Match Minis are professional development videos made for educators who must keep pace with the swif…
National Geographic + Microsoft: #MakeWhatsNext
National Geographic partnered with Microsoft to activate their "Make What's Next" initiative, which…
Project Literacy presents The Mighty Pencil Machine
Project Literacy is a movement of 100+ diverse partners (corporations, charities, social enterprise…
Project Literacy – First Words
Illiteracy is a major issue in the developed world with 32 million illiterate adults in the US alon…
PwC and Rapper Dee-1 Team Up to Teach Financial Literacy
PwC's PR and Social Media Team wanted to create a game-changing campaign based on what could be per…
SONIC Drive-In: Limeades for Learning #ThanksTeach benefiting Donorschoose.org
Each year, teachers spend more than $1 billion of their own money on school supplies. From books to…
Sesame Street/IRC partnership
Our goal is to help children and families affected by the global refugee crisis. Of the 65 million …
TEAK Stories
The objective for the TEAK Stories campaign was to bring to light our TEAK students' incredible jou…
Take Down Gun Violence
Take Down Gun Violence:On average, there is more than one mass shooting a day in the United States.…
TaskUs Presents #BetterBasao Social Good Campaign
BackgroundLocals and foreigners are known to take pilgrimage to Kalinga Mountains. They take a 10-h…
finalist
gold honor
The Abortion Pill & In-Clinic Abortion
These two animations give people medically-accurate information on the two kinds of abortion proced…
Tomorrow Trust
In 2005, Kim Normand Dobrin, founded Tomorrow Trust. Tomorrow Trust uses a unique approach to brea…
“Be a STAR” Anti-Bullying Program (WWE)
According to National Center for Education statistics, bullying is a global epidemic with nearly 1 …