THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Diversity & Inclusion

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to include people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and to create a collaborative, supportive, and respectful environment that increases the participation and contribution of all members involved. Submissions may include CSR programs, promoting volunteerism, employee engagement, and learning and development initiatives, alongside campaigns promoting the aforementioned.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#UnravelHate
Toronto-based apparel brand Peace Collective aims to capture cultural sentiment in the clothing it …
AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
Each year, AMC Networks aims to elevate awareness around Black History Month and share poignant and…
winner
All American Family Portrait film by HP Inc. and Edelman
For the past two years, HP has reinforced the company’s legacy and commitment to championing divers…
Alley's All In Fellowship
Alley has always believed in the power of bringing people of all kinds together and creating an env…
Bring Yourself
72andSunny believes that the best work of our lives will come from the most diverse and inclusive c…
CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots Tour Featuring Steve Aoki
Launched by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ (CEO Action), the Check Your Blind Spots tour tra…
finalist
silver honor
Changing the Game
The video game industry has long ignored players with limited mobility. As a result, gamers with li…
Character Creator Tool
We created Character Creator so that players could build their own Toca Life: World character, and …
Dear Canada
Walls. Borders. National security. These are words that now swirl around the topic of immigratio…
finalist
bronze honor
FC Barcelona Femení – Together We Are More (International Women’s Day 2019)
Stanley Black & Decker is passionate about supporting individuals and teams who are breaking new gr…
Give the Gift of Independence/Where Are They Now?
We set out with the intention of growing our follower and donor base by reconnecting people to the …
finalist
silver honor
Let’s Talk About Turbans (Gasp!)
National Sikh Campaign, a Sikh American advocacy organization that was created in response to a sho…
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
Love is Pretty Cool
Cramer-Krasselt is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work culture that never shies awa…
Molly of Denali Social Campaign
The purpose of the Molly of Denali social media campagin is to build awareness of the television se…
My Crayon Project
To teach kids to respect their differences in schools across Japan, Shiseido enlisted the help of a…
finalist
gold honor
Project #ShowUs
Worldwide, 70% of women — inclusive of all female-identifying and non-binary individuals — say they…
Rising, Love Has No Labels
Inspired by true events coming out of a year marred by natural disaster (hurricanes, mudslides, wil…
Shake Shack Pride 2019 Campaign
At Shake Shack, we’re committed to providing equal opportunities for success, removing obstacles an…
Stuff We Never Talk About: 10 Questions to Gender Equality
When women have equal access to information and opportunity, anything is possible. While the gen…
Teaching with Testimony
Teaching with Testimony is an educational program designed for middle and high school students that…
Upworthy Presents: Inclusivity is on the Menu
Upworthy believes in the power of a well-told story to change minds and change the world. Not only …
WWE Supports the 2019 Special Olympics World Games
WWE’s mission is to put smiles on people’s faces the world over. Through WWE’s recently re-imagined…
When Neurodiversity Works
Companies today are looking to get increasingly complicated applications to market faster, with few…
Yes, I Am
Within the vibrant and diverse cultural tapestry of Los Angeles are the entrepreneurs, trailblazers…
finalist
bronze honor
adidas Running Ultraboost - Stories of Transformation - Frank Ruona
This short film is part of a series of inspirational stories of people and/or communities being tra…