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 in Youth & Family

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that advances the safety, health and well-being of children and their families. This can include protecting at-risk youth and providing the civil, legal, educational, and institutional support that they need to lead positive, productive lives.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#iHeartSexEd
The primary objective of the #iHeartSexEd campaign was to educate about three things: what sex educ…
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…
Changing the Game
The video game industry has long ignored players with limited mobility. As a result, gamers with li…
Consumer Reports Investigation into Inclined Infant Sleepers
Pediatricians recommend that babies sleep flat on their backs without soft bedding or restraints. Y…
DBS Asia Hub 2 (DAH2) CSR Forum – A Force for Good
In India, statistics show that close to 30% of students stop formal schooling after the 10th grade …
winner
Generation Lockdown
In 95% of public schools in the United States, lockdown drills are as common as math and science. S…
finalist
Have #TheTextTalk
The campaign was inspired by today's growing need to address the dangers of driving distracted. Rec…
finalist
Kamp Grizzly - Oregon Justice Resource Center - Measure 11
This is a short animated PSA film in support of the Oregon Justice Resource Center (OJRC) to help r…
finalist
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge
Through the Teen Summer Challenge, Planet Fitness gave teens all across the country a free summer g…
finalist
ROLL RED ROLL Film Tour Sparks Tough Conversations About Rape Culture Amongst Youths & Adults Alike
  In 2012, at a football party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place—the …
finalist
Roo High School, where no [sex ed] question is off-limits
In the US only 24 states mandate sex education. And only 13 of those states require it to be “medic…
Save Jane
Everyone agrees that child abuse is horrendous, but many believe that public services such as the p…