2012 Annual Report

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TakingITGlobal's Online Community connects our global membership to information, activities and actions to provoke education and mobilization on the local and global challenges faced by our generation. http://www.tigweb.org 2012 was a great year for our Online Community - thousands of youth were able to get inspired, informed and involved through " IG has provided a platform for collective reasoning T our diverse set of educational resources, discussion boards, and with other like-thinking young minds, sharing in their community tools. Our Online Community successfully connects experiences and enriching myself with new ideas from our global and diverse membership to information, activities and others in the reach-out team. It is also helpful knowing actions to help put our members' ideas into action at the local and that I am not alone in the fight for a better society." international level. — Abraham Aniso, Nigeria Here are a few highlights from 2012: TECH UPGRADES We are constantly striving to improve the Online Community platform. This year, with the help of our new header and new site map, our members more effectively connected with the world around them. Redesign of Initiatives Platform http://www.tigweb.org/action-tools/initiatives TIG's new Initiatives platform was built to accelerate youth-led change by providing an online space for youth to host their world changing ideas. Collaborating online to drive these amazing ideas forward, youth all over the world are using initiatives to make a difference, solving problems in their communities and addressing pressing global issues. Redesign of International Days Section http://www.tigweb.org/global-issues/intdays TakingITGlobal's new international days section engages our members to join millions of people worldwide in the observance of these days through education, coordinated action, and the support of projects working towards positive change. This new section has been built to integrate across social media channels, using inspiring visual content and quotes to motivate reflection and action towards a better world for all! 432,317 Total members 12 120 Spotlights TakingITGlobal Annual Report 2012 80 International Days celebrated 4,869 Total Petition signatures 8 Panorama Zine issues 92,076 Online Community new members

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