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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Best in Social Justice

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to address and dismantle systemic structural and interpersonal inequities based on race, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability status and any intersection(s) thereof.

See previous winners and honorees here. The Shorty Impact Awards were formerly known as Shorty Social Good Awards.
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Chicago: America's Hidden War
As an agency that dedicates our talents and time to help create real change in people who are not b…
Futurists: Lady Phoenix
One of the best ways for a media company to influence social justice is through representation. The…
Inaccessible Cities
Inaccessible Cities is an interactive web experience that offers an intimate look into the everyday…
Indonesia’s 1965 Genocide: Germany’s Unknown War Against Communism
Loopholes
While period poverty is a global issue, there are unique conditions and systemic limitations of U.S…
Music for Good
Music can play a powerful role as a form of resistance: It can speak out against injustices and giv…
My Boston Accents
All Inclusive “My Boston Accent” met the moment by re-articulating the city’s integrity, and captur…
No Kids In Prison Immersive Web Experience
The #NoKidsInPrison Immersive Website Experience reveals the impact of incarceration on young peopl…
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award
The anti-corruption award is presented annually on the International Anti-Corruption Day (9th Decem…
TAAF's "AAPI Heritage Heroes"
Only 3 percent of top grossing films made since 2007 featured AAPIs in leading roles. When AAPIs ar…
The Myth
This year, we continue to witness devastating levels of violence, both physical and non-physical, a…
The Other Side
For any outsider looking in, Asian Americans seem like a successful group of people that has succes…
This Is Us. This Is Care. A Conversation.
With over 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day and 53 million family caregivers in the US, care…
Trans Sex Workers of Mexico Unite
This doc depicts the struggle of former transgender sex-worker Kenya Cuevas who left sex work after…