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2016

July 2016

Officials Set To Decide Where ‘Library Cat’ Goes Next, CBS DFW, July 1, 2016

‘Ghost In The Shell’ Producer Thinks Whitewashing Critics Will Be ‘Really Happy’ With New Movie, Huffington Post, July 1, 2016

Barking Boutique owner planning legal action, WZZM13, July 13, 2016

Petition circulates to get Pokemon Go out of the Holocaust Museum, CNET, July 13, 2016

5 Fitness Rules Jillian Michaels Says You Absolutely Must Follow, Self, July 19, 2016

What Is “Harry Potter Go”? Fans Petition For A Hogwarts-Style Augmented Reality Game, Bustle, July 22, 2016

After Pokémon Go, Is ‘Game of Thrones’ Next?, Newsweek July 20, 2016

L.A. City Attorney Investigating Casting Workshops Amid Pay-to-Play Controversy (Exclusive), Hollywood Reporter, July 18, 2016

Online petition seeks firing of handler of Totti, corrections K9 who died after left in hot vehicle, Penn Live, July 20, 2016

After Investigation Blows the Lid on Widespread Physician Sexual Assault, Care2 Petition Demands New Federal Law, Food Consumer, July 18, 2016

Activists ask Apple to ditch patent for remote iPhone camera deactivation, Yahoo!, July 22, 2016

After ‘Finding Dory,’ scientists present farming Dory, Washington Post, July 22, 2016

‘World’s saddest polar bear’ — video appears to show polar bear in Chinese mega-mall crying and hiding his face as spectators take selfies, New York Daily News, July 21, 2016

Petition calls for firing of Wynnewood officer in alleged “puppycide” case, Fox 25, July 27, 2016

Rescued horse dies at Northern California sanctuary after years of abuse, San Jose Mercury News, July 28, 2016

Utah Teens Upset By Treatment of Animals at Lagoon Start Petition, East Idaho News, July 30, 2016

Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus, STAT, July 21, 2016

June 2016

Should Starbucks Pull Its Stores from Trump’s Properties?, Vice, June 3, 2016

Online petition calls for Cincinnati Zoo to close exhibit, send gorillas to a sanctuary, Daily Dot, June 1, 2016

Thousands of People Pushing for Starbucks to End Leases In Trump-Owned Properties, Mic, June 2, 2016

Local veteran’s persistence pays off for all vets, Mail Tribune, June 2, 2016

Petition Urges Blake Lively to Give Portion of ‘Shallows’ Salary to Shark Conservation, People, June 3, 2016

China’s Dog Meat Festival Is Again at Hand, and Opponents Are Lining Up, New York Times, June 10, 2016

Trouble for real fish if everyone finds Dory760 KFMB, June 6, 2016

Petition asks sponsor to dump Trump golf course, The Hill, June 8, 2016

City demands man get rid of newly adopted dog, USA Today, June 14, 2016

The stray dog’s smile made him famous. Now,police say he looks too dangerous to stay in his new home, Washington Post, June 13, 2016

Online petition calls for WPI to apologize for handling of rape victim’s lawsuit, Telegram, June 16, 2016

George Cross call for Jo Cox attack ‘hero’ Bernard Kenny, BBC, June 20, 2016

Nearly 40K sign petition supporting rainbow flag emoji to honor LGBT community, LGBT Weekly, June 16, 2016

This Woman Is Fighting To Save Fish From Alleged Cruelty At Walmart, Huffington Post, June 24, 2016

Group petitions Congress to research gun violence, Daily Republic, June 23, 2016

Animal lovers ask State to save Kuwaiti K-9s, Washington Examiner, June 27, 2016

Dolphins Will Be Shipped To The Arizona Desert So People Can Swim With Them, The Dodo, June 27, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio playing Muslim poet Rumi branded offensive as thousands sign petition, Express, June 28, 2016

May 2016

Donald Trump: A Star is Scorned, POLITICO May 28, 2016

Petitioners opposing Gulfport aquarium call it a ‘dolphin prison’, Sun Herald, May 25, 2016

Want To See Actress Gillian Anderson As ‘Bond, JANE Bond’?, Patch Hollywood, May 25, 2016

Finding Dory will make the blue tang fish popular and that’s not a good thing, Quartz, May 28, 2016

Petition Asks Disney, Pixar to Protect ‘Dory’ Fish, The Hollywood Reporter, May 25, 2016

Petition to FPL: Save turtles by installing mesh coverings, Palm Beach Post, May 18, 2016

Kesha Fans to Boycott Billboard Music Awards Over Cancelled Performance, Fuse, May 18, 2016

2 memorial seats OK’d for school’s graduation,  Arkansas Online, May 13, 2016

Catholic School Teacher Faces Backlash Over Flyer Comparing Planned Parenthood to the KKK, Jezebel, May 11, 2016

Petition calls on Disney to #GiveElsaAGirlfriend in upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel, LGBT Weekly, May 5, 2016

Animal Lovers Urge Justin Bieber To Pay For Tiger Petting Mistake, Contact Music, May 5, 2016

It’s time for Google to dump GOP Trump fest, CNBC, May 15, 2016

If a Weed Killer Might Cause Cancer, Should It Be Banned?, Take Part, May 3, 2016

Chatham boy starts petition to increase recycling pick up in township, NJ.com, May 12, 2016

Petition to end draft so women won’t have to register gathers over 11K signatures, The Hill, May 4, 2016

Behind Some Campus Protests, a Team of Paid Professionals, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 12, 2016

April 2016

Punished After Reporting Rape At Brigham Young University, CNN April 29, 2016

You don’t like “Little Caesars Arena” ; What’s A Better Name? Detroit Free Press April 29, 2016

Elon Petition Seeks Gender-Neutral Bathroom, The Times News April 28, 2016

At Brigham Young, A Cost In Reporting A Rape, The New York Times April 27, 2016

Monsanto’s Highly Controversial Herbicide Is Currently Being Sprayed In Five of America’s Largest Urban Areas, Alternet April 26, 2016

Dolphins Are Getting Shipped To The Desert Just So We Can Swim With Them, Huffington Post April 26, 2016

The Dolphins of Arizona, The Atlantic April 25, 2016

Petition to Fire NYPD Officer Ruben Cuesta, who fatally shot Yvonne Rosado’s dog in Bronx, gains over 150,000 signatures, AM New York April 24, 2016

N.J. teacher reportedly forced to resign over anti-Trump video, N.J.com April 22, 2016

Effort underway to change Michigan life jacket rules after Highland father-son’s ice fishing deaths, The Morning Sun April 21, 2016

Brigham Young University Under Fire For Disciplining Sexual Assault Victim For “Honer Code” Breach, The Washington Post April 20, 2016

BYU Student Says School Is Punishing Her For Reporting Rape, NBC News April 20, 2016

Fans Upset About “Ghost in the Shell” casting recruit Rinko Kikuchi on Instagram, Mashable April 17, 2016

Petitioners seek to save famed Southwest Bank Building in St. Louis, St. Louis Post-Dispatch April 15, 2016

Petition Asks SFMTA Board To Repeal Single-Ride Cash Surcharge, SF Appeal April 14,2016

San Francisco police release details of homeless man’s killing as outrage grows, The Guardian April 13, 2016

After Prominent Casting Director Is Dismissed, Dueling Petitions Circulate Hollywood, Hollywood Reporter April 12, 2016

Petition Aims To Stop NJ Anti-Texting While Walking Law, Hackensack April 11, 2016

St. Augustine Beach billboard’s anti-Islam message prompts online petition, The Augustine Record April 11, 2016

Trump’s Walk of Fame Star Should Be Removed, Petition Says LA Weekly April 8, 2016

Lisa Simpson, a vegan 20,000 fans petition “Simpsons” writers to take “Lisa the vegetarian” Salon, April 7, 2016

More than 75,000 People Sign Petition To Change Sexual Assault Policy At AU, DCist April 7, 2016

More sign ‘Just Pups’ petition after dogs found in van in Paramus, NJ.com April 4, 2016

March 2016

There’s An Online Petition To Have A Queens Park Renamed In Honor Of Phife Dawg, Vibe March 28, 2016

Male salon boss opens his doors to breastfeeding mums whether they’re clients or not, Mirror Online March 27, 2016

5,000 People Signed a Petition to Get Siri to Provide Sexual Assault Resources, VICE Motherboard March 24, 2016

Male salon boss opens his doors to breastfeeding mums whether they’re clients or not, Mirror Online March 27, 2016

Armpit hair, a depressed elephant… and other trends of the week, BBC March 13, 2016

Meire Grove Family in a Fight to Keep Their Dogs [VIDEO], WJON March 15, 2016

Armpit hair, a depressed elephant… and other trends of the week, BBC March 13, 2016

Kesha Fans to March on Sony Headquarters in Protest TIME March 9, 2016

Trump casts shadow over Doral’s future as PGA Tour venue, Reuters March 5, 2016

February 2016

Stunt Community Rallies Outside Academy Building for Oscar Recognition, Hollywood Reporter February 24, 2016

Kesha Supporters Planning Protest Outside Sony Headquarters, Billboard February 24, 2016

Kesha and Dr. Luke: Everything You Need to Know to Understand the Case, Rolling Stone February 22, 2016

Michelle Alexander, Supreme Court Justice? Thousands petition Obama to nominate “New Jim Crow” author, Salon February 17, 2016

1,000 Coloradans implore DeGette to reject Obama trade deal, Colorado Independent, February 17, 2016

Hyper-Local Petition Platform Gives Unprecedented Power To Activists, PR Newswire February 08, 2016

January 2016

Alaska Airlines Ad Fail – ‘Meet Our Eskimo’, Yahoo! January 29, 2016

Tory council complains to David Cameron over ‘unrealistic’ budget cuts, The Guardian January 29, 2016

Petitions aim to remember Noah Chamberlin, Jackson Sun January 28, 2016

Michael Jackson Wasn’t White, But Joseph Fiennes Will Play Him in 9/11 TV Drama Anyway, Mic January 27, 2016

SPCA to open case against zoo owner Boswell, MSN January 27, 2016

Penn State Addresses Climate Change Following Pressure From Petition, Onward State January 26, 2016

Planned Parenthood supporters rally against Republican lawmaker,Denver Post January 26, 2016

Kesha’s Court Hearing and #FreeKesha Protest Pushed Back: ‘I’m Heartbroken and I’m So Sorry,’ Singer Says to Fans, People January 26, 2016

Viola Davis Says the Diversity Problem is ‘Not With the Oscars’, Celeb Cafe January 22, 2016

Kesha Fans Set To Protest Sony Music Outside New York Courthouse, Huffington Post January 21, 2016

Yosemite’s famous Ahwahnee Hotel to change name in trademark dispute, Los Angeles Times January 14, 2016

Crisis grows at French refugee camp, Third Force News January 11, 2016

2015

December 2015

Idaho school worker fired for giving child lunch offered job back – report, Reuters December 24, 2015

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace Wants to Appear in the Next ‘Star Wars, Fuse December 23, 2015

Yale Students: Remove Slavery Advocate’s Name, Diversity Inc December 16, 2015

Petition against East Sussex social care cuts ‘attracts 22k+ signatures,’ Arrow FM December 14 2015

Blandford Youth Centre closure – ‘logic is maddening’ say campaigners, Blackmore Vale December 11, 2015

Petition calls on PGA to move event from Donald Trump-owned golf course, Los Angeles Times December 10, 2015

PGA Tour to Consider Moving 2017 WGC Event From Donald Trump-Owned Doral, Golf.com December 10, 2015

‘Zoolander 2′ Is Pissing People Off And It’s Not Even In Theaters Yet, Huffington Post December 9, 2015

Zoolander 2 screenwriter ‘hurt’ by transgender petition, The Guardian December 8, 2015

Mother gathers 3k signatures against Volusia County school uniforms, The Orlando Political Observer December 7, 2015

PERRY: We can’t let Rep. Windholz get away with what she said about Planned Parenthood murder, Aurora Sentinel December 5, 2015

Mario Woods, 26, executed by SFPD in his own hoodSF Bayview December 5, 2015

Petitioners press Penn State for more action on climate change, NPR December 3, 2015

Fans Are Petitioning for Sony to ‘Free Kesha’ Amid Sexual Abuse Lawsuit, Jezebel December 2, 2015

Kesha’s Fans Are Protesting For Her Freedom, MTV December 1, 2015

October 2015

Animal Rights Activist Petition Uber to Drop Leather Seats The Hill October 29, 2015

Viral Petition Urges Nightclub In Hallandale To Scratch Live Tiger From Stage Act Miami Herald October 28, 2015

Activists disrupt Denver City Council to call for campaign ban repeal Denver Post October 28, 2015

Harper gets duelling Calgary airport renaming petitions Yahoo! October 27, 2015

Naperville protestors march to bring back censured Halloween ‘spook house’  Chicago Tribune October 24, 2015

Petition Asks George Clooney to help chose Hollywood’s pay gap The Indian Express October 23, 2015

Man’s death prompts call for lighted crosswalk, NBC Los Angeles October 22,2015

Baltimore’s Mr.Trash Wheel Sees a Surge In Popularity Online, CBS Washington October 21,2015

Girl who violates high school’s dress code claims it’s sexist; starts online petition, Orange County Register October 19, 2015

NJ Residents Petition to Save Pedals, A Bipedal Beer, NBC New York October 16,2015

Caroline Lucas:Government Must Act On Sexist Marriage Certificates, The Guardian October 12,2015

Petition Demands ‘Maze Runner’ Cast Apologize for Stealing Artifacts From Burial Site, Yahoo October 5,2015

Petition says Yoplait Cups Can Kill Animals, Urges General Mills To Change Them, Twin Cities Business October 1, 2015

‘Yelp for people’ app is a thing, and it’s seriously creepy  NY Post October 1,2015

Karma could be good for other animals, Daily Press October 1, 2015

September 2015

CEO Randy Paynter on Business Rockstars, Business Rockstars September 14, 2015

August 2015

Activists petition New Jersey officials to save deer with arrow in face, USA Today August 31, 2015

Petition urges retailer to pull ‘Lion-Killer Dentist’ costumes, The Hill August 27, 2015

TV’s ‘Yankee Jungle’ features Maine wildlife sanctuary, causes uproar, Portland Press Herald August 26, 2015

CEO Apologizes After Group of Black Women Was Kicked off Napa Wine Tour for ‘Laughing Too Loudly’, People August 26, 2015

Helping the Homeless: Vancouver advocate petitions for women’s shelter, Portland Observer August 25, 2015

These Alaskan Sex Workers Have Launched a Social Media Campaign to Free a Madam, Mic August 24, 2015

Iain Duncan Smith faces calls to quit over fake quotes scandal as petition attracts more than 19,000 names, Independent August 21, 2015

Rally Held in Support of Wildlife Rehabilitator Fighting to Keep Deer, Time Warner Cable News August 21, 2015

Petition to stop lonely deer shooting attracts 120,000 names, BBC August 20, 2015

Petition Demands Body Cameras for SFPD in Wake of Viral Video Showing Police Detaining One-Legged Man, NBC Bay Area, August 20, 2015

Why A Former ‘President’ Was Protesting An Offshore Lease Sale In New Orleans This Week, ThinkProgress August 20, 2015

Why Cecil’s Death Means More Than Walter Palmer Could Have Imagined, Huffington Post August 20, 2015

Care2 Translates Making A Difference With Launch Of International Language Support For The Petition Site PR News Wire, August 19, 2015

Are Obie’s Days Numbered? Inde Online August 17, 2015

Affordable, accessible housing solutions overdue for people with disabilities, Colorado Statesman August 14, 2015

Nurse immigration petition has passed 50,000 mark, Nursing Times, August 12, 2015

Killing the Grizzly Bear Who Killed a Man in Yellowstone and Her Cubs Is a Horrific Idea, Huffington Post August 12, 2015

SF Cyclists Planning New ‘Stop-In’ To Protest Police Crackdown On Bicycle Violations, CBS San Francisco, August 11, 2015

Gay rights activist Larry Kramer shames boycotters of new ‘Stonewall’ movie, Washington Post, August 9, 2015

Families hope childhood cancer gets more attention with special state license plate, Deseret News, August 8,2015

Petition Condemns Kalahari Resorts for Tiger and Lion Cub Practices, Travel Pulse, August 7, 2015

Disabled Australian Petitions for End to Travel Restrictions Placed on DSP Recipients, EGlobal Travel Media, August 6,2015

Group Calls for U.S. Plan on Polar Bears, Toledo Blade, August 3, 2015

July 2015

My Dream For Animals Becomes Care2 Take Action Platform™ Partner, PR News Wire, July 29,2015

June 2015

Dinosaur Experts In Uproar After Hasbro Referred To ‘Jurassic World’ Raptor Toys As Male, Consumerist June 26, 2015

Dear Vogue, Cara Delevingne’s Bisexuality Is Not A ‘Phase,’ Huffington Post June 25, 2015

Vogue Speculates Cara Delevingne’s Bisexuality Might Just Be a ‘Phase’, Jezebel June 25, 2015

Petition: Allow women to get year’s supply of birth control, The Bellingham Herald June 24, 2015

Petition calls on Scalise and Boehner to act on Pope Francis’ call for climate change action, NOLA June 22, 2015

Women’s Right To Go Topless In Public Has Become More Critical Than Ever, So Let’s #FreeTheNipple, Bustle June 21, 2015

Campaign launched to save Kingswood Pit Bull Sugar from death penalty, Bristol Post June 19, 2015

Inside the (literal) witch hunt that’s devouring Etsy, Washington Post June 18, 2015

Garden City Mom Turns Herself In, Faces Charges In Marijuana-Use Case, The Wichita Eagle June 15, 2015

Aloha‘s Backlash Has Hollywood Paranoid About Racist Castings, Jezebel June 12, 2015

Teens petition FDA to lift gay blood donor ban, The Hill June 12, 2015

West Craven High students want FDA to change rules on gay men blood donations, WITN June 12, 2015

CBS’ ‘The Briefcase’ Ripped as ‘Poverty Porn,’ Viewers Demand Cancellation, San Francisco Chronicle June 11, 2015

‘Build it and they will come’ say Dundee kids as they petition toy giant Lego for new city store, Daily Record Online June 11, 2015

Online petition targets Coca-Cola over Qatar World Cup human rights abuses, New York Daily News June 8, 2015

35,000 Sign Petition Against Pig Farm Development, Farmer’s Weekly June 8, 2015

Proposed removal of Hamilton feral cats sparks outrage, online petition, The Trentonian News June 6, 2015

Facebook Overhauls Its Inmate Account Takedown Process, Electronic Frontier Foundation June 4, 2015

Update: Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Fans Outraged Over Grace and Frankie’s Reported Gender Pay Gap, Vanity Fair June 4, 2015

April 2015

Bill Cosby in Atlanta: Protest planned ahead of Saturday evening performance, Gulf Live April 29, 2015

Sen. Folmer says medical cannabis law needed, Lebanon Daily News April 24, 2015

‘Ghost In the Shell’ Slated for Filming Next Year; Release Date in 2017? Scarlett Johansson Spills Details, Latinos Post April 24, 2015

Thousands Demand Leniency for Medical Marijuana Advocate at Risk of Losing Son, Huffington Post April 24, 2015

Transgender restroom rights for students an issue, sort of, LA School Report April 23, 2015

Another call for answers in police-connected deaths: Editorial, NJ.com April 22, 2015

Five Years after BP Disaster, Gulf Still Vulnerable, Gulf Coast News April 17, 2015

UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G, NZ News UK April 15, 2015

Thousands petition Dallas Zoo to name baby giraffe after missing Plan woman, Star Local Media April 15, 2015

Alumni petition Penn State to teach about sexual assault, Centre Daily Times April 15, 205

Online petition of cat laws generates 30,000 signatures, Galveston County Daily News April 11, 2015

Justice Dept. sues Oklahoma university for firing transgender professor, USA Today College April 10, 2015

Petition against Mulan whitewashing gathers 20,000 signatures, The Guardian April 10, 2015

Who Would Be the Worst White Mulan?, Jezebel April 10, 2015

HBO’s ‘Looking’ Movie to Film in September, EDGE April 8, 2015

40,000 Sign Petition to Stop Law  Forcing Dogs to Be On Leashes in Bay Area Parks, CBS San Francisco April 7, 2015

Why is PayPal Still Allowing Hate Groups to use its services?, Salon April 2, 2015

Driven By Social Change, Care2 Fuses Online Petitioning With Social Networking To Lead Online Activism, PR Newswire March 10, 2015


2007

“Top 10 Green Diggers: Social News Warriors Battle For Diggs Coveted Front Page With Environmental Stories” The Daily Green September 21, 2007 “The ‘Guilty Green’ (gasp!) don’t always recycle” USA Today September 16, 2007 “Activist portal has a positive attitude: Care2.com has drawn millions of members since 1998″ San Francisco Business Times September 14, 2007 Deepak Chopra and Care2.com Join Forces to Mobilize Grassroots Change August 27, 2007


2006

Socially Responsible Companies Rank High With Job Seekers August 2, 2006 Progressive Online Community ‘Care2′ Opens Washington, DC Office May 2, 2006 Care2 and Moving Ideas Network Join Forces February 15, 2006 Care2 Launches Progressive News Network — Powered By People February 2, 2006 Care2 and Defenders of Wildlife Launch Earth Day Virtual March January 31, 2006


2004

“Care2 Connect Social Network Launches” May 26, 2004


2003

“Peace Action Center” March 19, 2003


2002

“Signature Warfare” Rediff Guide to the Net May 17, 2002


2000

“How To Kick Your Boss’s Butt (Online)” ZD Net October 16, 2000 “Portals To A Greener Web” E/The Environmental Magazine September 2000 “This Week’s Best of the Internet” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 3, 2000 “E-mail Romance Leads to Disney Wedding” The Indiana Gazette May 7, 2000 “These Sites Stand Tall for Arbor Day” Cincinnati Post April 26, 2000   To receive additional information or to provide feedback: email or phone 650-622-0860 x108.

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