THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

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From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Social Movement Campaign

This award honors the best campaigns supporting social activism movements and cultural moments. Campaigns run by brands and organizations to bring about social change for various political, social, and environmental issues are eligible. .

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

"For Her Age"
As part of their "Disrupt Aging" campaign, AARP partnered with SoulPancake to produce content that …
#PutPatientsFirst
The #PutPatientsFirst campaign was launched in response to mounting attacks from the Trump administ…
#SacredMMIWG
Indigenous women represent only 4% of the female population, yet represent 16% of all female homici…
1600 Men
In 1991, in a powerful display of solidarity during the Clarence Thomas hearings, 1,600 black women…
Beauty Mark
Beauty standards are impossible. Women face tremendous pressure to keep up with ideal images, and i…
Beverly's Birthdays: Icing on the Cake
Many kids have never had a birthday party of their own. Beverly’s Birthdays is a non-profit passion…
FAIR FRIDAY
For 28 years, Nature & Découvertes has been an original retailer, strongly committed to the preserv…
Forward for 50 — Los Angeles LGBT Center
In 2019, the Los Angeles LGBT Center will be the first LGBT organization in the world to celebrate …
finalist
gold honor
Generation Lockdown
In 95% of public schools in the United States, lockdown drills are as common as math and science. S…
Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 Campaign
The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 (Mandela 100)campaign was a series of global events, organ…
HARMAN Spreads the Power of Music on Make Music Day 2019
Studies show that music and music education have a profound impact on students’ cognitive and socia…
LEO
At Rule29, we live by the mantra of “making creative matter.” Whether that is through our impact in…
finalist
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
MTV's +1 the Vote
In 2018, young people were leading the charge for social change – from speaking up against injustic…
Malaria No More UK - Malaria Must Die Voice Petition
Malaria remains a worldwide problem. But it is a problem western cultures barely have to think abou…
Nobody Wins Alone
Campaign Objective – A call to action for Allies to come forward, to stand in solidarity with th…
finalist
silver honor
Planet or Plastic?
Each year, 9 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean. Unretrieved, it’s estimated that it’ll r…
finalist
gold honor
Project #ShowUs
Worldwide, 70% of women — inclusive of all female-identifying and non-binary individuals — say they…
winner
ROMA Social Impact Campaign
ROMA centers on the story of Cleo, an indigenous woman who works as a live-in domestic worker for a…
Speak Truth to Power
In an effort to ignite a national dialogue about what it means to be a 21st century solution-seeker…
finalist
gold honor
Take Back the Prom
Prom is supposed to be a magical, memorable experience that every young person can celebrate. But f…