You’ve likely heard the famous Mahatma Gandhi quote, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Change.org – a company that helps people and organizations start online, petition-based campaigns to create meaningful change in their communities – takes Gandhi’s words into the digital realm.

Since it was launched in 2007, Change.org has helped bring about more than 100 victories on local, national and international campaigns. Recent campaigns include petitions to curb manipulative fast food marketing to kids, petitions to urge school districts to allow the formation of gay-straight alliance clubs, and petitions to pressure companies to treat their workers with integrity.

Change.org’s Director of Partnerships, Zachary Dominitz took some time to talk to Repair the World about his fascination with human communication, what inspired him to join the team at Change.org, and the unique power of internet-based organizing.
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