THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Racial Equality

This award honors a program, project, or initiative fighting discrimination, prejudice and bias based on race in order to provide everyone equal opportunity.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
Since 2014, AMC Networks has raise awareness around the historical importance and modern-day signif…
Allyship & Action Summit
We’re sustaining the racial conversations and development beyond, “Black tile Tuesday,” to ensure w…
winner
Brainwashed By Toons
The goal of BRAINWASHED BY TOONS was to educate and inform viewers about how racial bias and sexism…
Color & Capital For Good: An Eastern Bank initiative dedicated to closing Boston’s racial wealth gap
With over 200 years in existence and a mantra of doing what's right and smart, Eastern Bank's deep-…
Commemorating Juneteenth
To kick off our long term commitment towards Racial Justice we wanted to honor what Juneteenth repr…
finalist
Incompetent Cop Body-Slams Innocent Black Man
To highlight police violence, systemic racism, and use of excessive force against people of colo…
finalist
Lift Every Voice: Black History Month
Celebrate and honestly reflect the experience of modern life through the lens of the Black communit…
Teaching is Powerful
Every day in this country, teachers, principals, and other school officials punish thousands of Bla…
Unapologetically Asian
The COVID-19 pandemic ignited a widespread wave of xenophobia targeting the Asian American and Paci…
finalist
Univision’s Se Habla USA – Confronting Racism in the Latino Community
Univision’s mission is to inform, empower, and entertain U.S. Latinos, which for the past 60+ years…
VH1's Black Girl Beauty
The main objective was to create a YouTube series produced by VH1 featuring a panel of celebrity an…
finalist
While We Breathe Trailer
Produce the trailer for "While We Breathe" to bring about meaningful change and raise funds for the…