A 10-year-old child was playing football with his brother outside when a driver reportedly slammed into him, tossing his small body ten feet into the air. The driver fled the scene, leaving the small, unconscious and bleeding child to suffer and possibly die. Sign this petition to ask that the driver receive the maximum punishment when police find him.
America is often a safe haven for people fleeing their native governments. In one facility where women are awaiting asylum, claims have been made of maltreatment and retaliatory measures. Sign this petition to demand these claims be investigated and dealt with appropriately.
Pregnant girls in Sierra Leone have been banned from attending school and taking national exams. This ban is a human rights violation and sets young women and their children up for a life poverty. Take action now by signing this petition.
The proposed route of the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline would run through a poor African American community that is already overburdened with facilities that produce toxic pollutants. The last thing this community needs is another industrial facility harming their families and the environment around them. Sign this petition to reject the pipeline’s route.
Police unions are calling for boycotts of Quentin Tarantino’s movies after Tarantino attended a protest against police brutality and spoke out against the injustices committed by police against civilians. Defend Tarantino for standing up for what is right.
An official at Yale University allegedly defended offensive and racist costumes like blackface and culturally appropriated Native American costumes. Tell her she’s wrong and these costumes will never be okay.
The U.S. is one of the largest importers of goods from countries across the globe. In the search for cheap goods, the workers who produce these goods are not always paid fairly. Sign this petition to demand we import goods that ensure workers are paid a fair wage whenever possible.
A woman was stoned to death in Afghanistan after being accused of adultery. Sign this petition to combat violence against women in Afghanistan and prevent senseless tragedies like this one.
A teenager was allegedly raped by a high school football star–who went to her parents, confessed, and turned himself in–and now she’s the victim of numerous threats by her peers. It’s unacceptable to further traumatize a rape victim by threatening her for speaking up. Demand the alleged rapist be brought to justice.
The World Bank is funding a nation that’s using forced labor for government projects. This is despite the fact that the organization promised to suspend funding for any nation caught using forced labor. Demand that the World Bank stop turning a blind eye to modern day slavery.
A woman was allegedly beaten by her boyfriend, who also had his dog attack her. The beating left her with 80% of her scalp removed. Sign this petition to make sure this cruel monster is brought to justice.
A union leader was fired from her job at Walmart under suspicious circumstances, and worker rights advocates believe it’s retaliation from the company for her activism. Stand up for worker rights by demanding she be immediately rehired.
A man allegedly abandoned his granddaughter in the desert and left her with a loaded gun to ‘shoot bad guys.’ Urge the county attorney to suggest that this man be given the maximum punishment if he is found guilty of this sick crime.
Humans beings are being caged and used as defense shields by a rebel group in Syria. These actions are against international law and must be treated as war crimes.
A video online shows a young woman being stoned to death by the Taliban for eloping with another man after her family married her off against her will. The man she eloped with was only given a lashing. Demand this inhumane and unjustifiable practice of violence and murder against women be stopped indefinitely.
More than 3,000 child marriages were performed in the U.S. between 2009 and 2011, usually with vast age differences and often with judicial approval. Sign the petition to protect children and end child marriages.
Seven African American individuals were removed from a flight for allegedly “being disruptive” after a black couple who were in the correct seats were ordered to move for a white couple. Sign this petition to demand the incident be investigated and appropriate parties punished.
A minority ethnic and religious group is facing genocide according to multiple reports, the latest of which comes from Yale Law. Sign our petition to demand that the U.N. initiate a formal investigation into these charges to save innocent people from extermination.
A group of Hispanic and black people were allegedly turned away from a Halloween party thrown by Yale University fraternity members. The host allegedly put his hand in the women’s faces and repeatedly yelled “white girls only.” Demand that this racist frat member be reprimanded.
Malaysian officials suppress free speech and criminalize citizens who speak out against political injustices. Demand an end to government censorship and give power back to citizens.
The Episcopal Church recently installed its first ever African American Bishop. Sign this petition and applaud the Church for taking major steps towards equality in the religious community.
A woman was pulled over by an officer who allegedly forced her to strip before sexually assaulting her. She’s his thirteenth alleged victim, yet he was never investigated until she came forward. Demand he receive the most severe penalty possible, if guilty, to deter police from the rampant problem of sexual assault.
Macy’s has announced that its stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day, forcing employees to leave their families early to make greedy CEOs more money. Sign our petition to demand that Macy’s stay closed on this family holiday.
Some disabled workers are being paid mere pennies an hour for their work, because of a law that says they do not have to be paid minimum wage. Urge Congress to pass a bill forcing companies to pay disabled workers a fair wage.
Deceased homeless veterans are finally treated with respect by a student organization that volunteers as pallbearers for these fallen heroes. Praise this organization and their admirable actions.