Thanks for taking a few minutes to help set the course for Avaaz's future! As a people-powered movement, it's up to all of us to set our priorities. The poll takes a few minutes, so feel free to skip questions if you don’t have time, but every answer makes a difference!

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* 1. Avaaz's ambitious mission calls us to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want. There are many such gaps, and we can only work on one or two of them each week -- so a shared sense of priorities is vital. Please choose your top 3 among these options. (only one answer per column)

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Preventing catastrophic climate change
Defending women's rights
Protecting endangered species and biodiversity
Ending the war in Syria
Safeguarding our health and food, including from GMOs
Fighting political corruption, including corporate capture of our governments
Economic policy that benefits the common good over the elite few
Tackling slavery and human trafficking
Protecting rainforests and indigenous rights
Helping democracy defeat tyranny in the Arab world and beyond

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* 2. In addition to our campaigning priorities, we need to choose priorities for strengthening our movement. Please choose your top 3 among these options. (only one answer per column)

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Going 'political' by working closely with the best politicians and parties and/ or focusing on influencing elections
Building a stronger media operation and a better known brand
Building our 'high level' lobbying team to push our grassroots campaigns
Expanding the size of our global community
Doing more "offline" action such as marches, protests and meet-ups
Strengthening our Community Petitions site to help more members start and win campaigns

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* 3. Our priorities will guide us, but there will still be room for Avaaz to work on many more individual campaigns. Please choose your top 3. (only one answer per column)

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A New United Nations - The UN is often a weak and rudderless body, but it could be a powerhouse of vision. Campaign for a strong new Secretary-General and a bold agenda to fight climate change, foster democracy and promote peace.
Education for All - 60 million children aren’t allowed to go to school. Push governments to cough up the funds to end this injustice by 2015.
US Corruption Most Wanted - Campaign to unseat the most corrupt politicians in the US Congress - 2 Democrats and 2 Republicans. Target both parties to build a broad movement to counter hyper-corruption that affects many global issues.
Climate Leadership: The Human Element - Organise a retreat of climate ministers and key leaders to build the friendship, vision and trust - the human element - needed to get a global climate deal.
100% Clean - Send a signal to markets that the days of fossil fuels are numbered by getting our cities, companies and national governments to commit to 100% clean, renewable energy.
1 Million March to Save the World - Show the public demand for action on climate change -- organise a massive 1 million person march in New York the day before the UN Climate Summit.
End the Rape Trade - Forced sex trafficking happens because organised crime and corrupt officials work together - target the 5 worst places for this trade and offer up to a $1 million reward for info leading to conviction of the corrupt public officials who let this abuse continue.
Carbon Cuts to Save the Planet - Push for the EU, Brazil and US (our best hopes for progressive leadership) to agree ambitious carbon cuts, building momentum for a global climate deal in 2015.
Change the Media - A research study and campaign targeting the flaws in our media, particularly the pervasive culture of cynicism, pressing for top editors to launch internal reforms.
Syria Ceasefire - Progress between Iran and the US on nuclear issues promises hope for Syria. Pressure Iran (the Syrian regime’s main backer), and the US/EU to come to an agreement to press all sides in Syria’s war into an unconditional ceasefire to stop the killing while talks continue.
Palestine: Peace over Profit - Illegal Israeli “settlements” are colonies designed to make a free Palestinian state, and peace, impossible. Build on already strong momentum to get banks, corporations and countries to stop buying products manufactured in these settlements.
Womanifesto! - Build on our success in Delhi with a manifesto of concrete commitments to protect women’s rights that we press at election time in India, South Africa and other key countries.
Challenge Monsanto - Raise money for a global seed bank and offer a GMO-free alternative, undermining the firm's strong arm tactics with small farmers.

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* 4. In the last few years, we have used polls to guide our direction, but have also stayed nimble and shifted priorities to react to world events. How would you like us to use this year's poll?

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* 5. Which option best describes how you feel about Avaaz? (this gives us a sense of how we're all feeling about what we're doing together)

Part 2 - Who We Are

In addition to setting our course for this year, this poll can give us all a picture of the Avaaz community - who we are, what we do, what we believe.

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* 6. What is your gender?

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* 8. Do you have children or a partner? (tick all that apply)

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* 9. What’s your spiritual orientation?

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* 10. Age? Please enter your birth date. (we may contact you to suggest “birthday” campaigns)

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* 11. What are your values? Tick all the statements that you agree with, so we can see what values most strongly knit the Avaaz community together:

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* 12. Optional - Tell us more about yourself in a short paragraph. We may post some of these on our website, and the Avaaz team may use them to identify people to reach out to for help in the future. For example, if you’re a graphic designer, or an expert in pesticides, or a musician…

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* 13. ***We’d love to be able to use the answers you just provided in developing specific Avaaz campaigns -- for example sending education campaigns to people who are teachers. Can we use your information in this way?

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* 14. *** We'd also like to share some of the most inspirational answers with selected journalists. Is it OK to share your name and answers with the media?

Thanks so much for taking the time to answer the poll! Now, for all your hard work, see the results! :)

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