Avaaz.com Agenda 2013

12 Jan

New Year Poll: Setting the Agenda for 2013

Right now, members across the world are setting the course for where Avaaz and global people power should go next! Initial poll results are displayed below.

When we work together, anything is possible.

Priority Issues for Avaaz to focus on in 2013

    Members were asked to rank these issues in order of priority from 1-9. The chart reflects the percentage of respondents who ranked these issues as their 1st, 2nd or 3rd priority.

Human rights, torture, genocide, human trafficking
51.97%

Economic policy that benefits the common good over the elite few
45.63%

Climate change and the environment
44.40%

Political corruption and abuse of power
41.63%

War, peace and security
35.23%

Poverty, disease and development
33.30%

Democracy movements and challenging tyrannical regimes
27.20%

Biodiversity and Conservation
26.40%

Food and health
23.73%

    Campaigns that Avaaz should prioritize for 2013

    Members were asked to choose their campaign priorities. The chart shows the percentage of members who felt “very strongly” that we should campaign on this issue.

Combat political corruption across the world.
46.17%

Achieve a strong global climate treaty.
44.27%

Fight the ‘rape trade’.
43.53%

Stop deforestation
41.13%

Fight the global war on women.
40.93%

Protect Internet freedom.
38.87%

Protect our oceans and biodiversity.
35.80%

Help end poverty.
33.47%

End fossil fuels subsidies.
29.93%

Promote culture change and greater civic engagement.
29.47%

Protect free media and challenge censorship.
28.17%

Promote peace in Israel and Palestine.
22.90%

Revitalize multilateral institutions like the United Nations.
21.17%

Challenge anti-gay laws.
19.23%

End the failed War on Drugs.
15.43%

    Big new directions for Avaaz for 2013

    Members were asked to state if they support or oppose these ideas and then prioritise them from 1-6. The chart reflects the percentage of members who ranked these issues as their top 3 big new directions for Avaaz for 2013. Go to the poll to see full explanations of these big ideas.

Radically Grow the Size and Power of Our Community
68.03%

People Powered Media — Go big with the Avaaz ‘Daily Briefing’
65.23%

Try a New Approach to Campaigning – Culture Change
57.60%

Go Offline in a Big Way
51.33%

Avaaz 2.0 : Amp up our Community Petition Site
50.83%

Build our Brand
36.83%

How members feel about Avaaz

Avaaz is awesome — together we can really change the world!
Avaaz is great — our community does inspiring work
Avaaz is good — I’m happy to support it
Avaaz is OK — not sure about how good it is
How good a job Avaaz is doing

Outstanding
Excellent
Good
Average
How Avaaz should use this poll

Use this poll as a guide, but continue to stay nimble and react to world events even when this shifts priorities.
Regard this poll just as input, and continue to make decisions on a purely nimble basis.
Use this poll as a binding mandate from our community about what we should do in the upcoming year.

What goes through you mind?

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