social media campaigns

Stop Tainting Our Produce

The #JustBanIt campaign aims to ban the use of toxic oil field wastewater for crop irrigation in California. Toxic wastewater could include up to 173 different chemicals and this water ends up being used to irrigate many crops that are shipped across the country. This wastewater is harmful to the food, farmers, and workers who interact with the crops.

Climate Action Plan #ActOnClimate

#ActOnClimate emerged as a social media action after the announcement of the Climate Action Plan in 2014.  Athletes and industry partners of Protect Our Winters mobilized on social media, sharing photographs of themselves enjoying the outdoors, celebrating the announcement of the Climate Action Plan and showing what is at stake if climate change is not acted on.  These posts used the hashtag #ActOnClimate change to urge people to engage with the issues surrounding global climate change.   

University of Missouri 2015 football protest

On September 12, 2015, Payton Head, a student at the University of Missouri and president of the Missouri Students Association, posted on Facebook that racial slurs had been yelled at him on campus. The African American student’s post exploded on social media and across campus. Twelve days later, protests started on campus. Students denounced the university for taking several days to respond to the incident after Payton Head’s post was published.


Non Una Di Meno

Non Una Di Meno, meaning Not One More, is a feminist grassroots collective started in 2015 after 22 year-old Sara Di Pietrantonio was burnt to death by her ex-boyfriend. The group was modeled after Ni Una Menos, the feminist movement started in Argentina earlier that year.

Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)

ADAPT, or Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today, is a disability rights collective focused on highlighting and changing the institutional discrimination faced by disabled people. Founded in 1983 as a collective of activists from multiple existing disability rights groups who demanded that city buses include wheelchair-accessible lifts, ADAPT soon branched out into other disability rights issues, such as legislation that solidifies the rights of disabled people. organizes mass amounts of people to act against new coal, oil, and gas projects. With a network that extends to 188 countries, has no shortage of citizens committed to looking for clean energy solutions that will halt the heating of the planet. The organization derives it's name from what is typically regarded as the upper limit of what the earth can handle: 350 parts per million (ppm) of carbon in the atmosphere.