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Care2 is the largest global community of people standing together for good.  Whether you want to advocate for political action, influence local law and government policy, support animal welfare, women's rights, human rights, or anything in between, we'll show you how to start a petition, get signatures and amplify your voice.

Our experienced campaign team can help optimize your petition, drive signatures, and even help get media attention. Member petitions are frequently mentioned in the New York Times, USA Today, and on other major media sites. First, create a petition, then share it on FB and Twitter. Every day, individual citizens are starting successful online petitions on Care2. It's quick, easy, and free to start a petition and make a difference!

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Use strong, descriptive language like, "Demand an End to the Seal Hunt, Now!"
Keep your title under ten words, but be descriptive and strong with your language. Here are some great petition examples - notice the strong call-to-action for each!
  • Put a Stop to Senator Burns' Racist Comments!
  • Stop Pottersville from Filling Potholes with Toxic Tar!
  • Urge Congresswoman DeVille to Stand Against Pet Euthanization!
Your title should give a brief who, what and why. Example: Demand Sen. Burns Stop Polluting Springfield's Rivers!
Who will receive the signatures on this petition?
Who can help to make this happen? It could be the President of a country, the legislative body that governs a state or region, or the head of a company. Examples:
  • U.S. President
  • CEO of Initech
  • Head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Who has the power to make this change? Generally your target will be a legislator, the head of a company, or a local politician.
Describe your issue, your goal, and your connection to the cause.
To write a powerful and effective petition summary:
  • Tell people in the first paragraph (2-3 sentences) why they should sign.
  • Keep your petition short (150-200 words), and include bulleted lists or paragraph breaks to make it easier on the eyes.
  • Be yourself and explain why you are passionate! Then back up your passion with some well-researched facts.
In the first paragraph, tell people your personal stake in this issue and what you want changed. Keep your petition short (150-200 words). Be passionate! Show your personality!
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We Help You Succeed

Whether your issue is global or local, your success is important to us. We can help you make your own petition. Here is a great guide to creating a petition if you're just getting started:
Guide to Starting a Petition

Need more detail? We have a step-by-step guide for writing a petition here:
How to write a petition

Once the petition is online, you'll want to promote it. You can email it to friends, post it to Facebook, and publish it on your blog. We have more details on petition promotion too:
Advanced Petition Promotion Tips

You'll love the personal assistance offered by our Care2 team. Your petition may even be chosen as a top petition and promoted by our Citizen Petitions Team. We're here to help you succeed!
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