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Social Change is a Global Phenomenon

SOCIAL CHANGE IS A GLOBAL STATE OF MIND. (ON AVERAGE) 73% "THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY" has become a worldwide mentality of citizens around the world agree that what happens in other parts of the world can impact their local community.. GLOBALLY SPEAKING, ON AVERAGE: 81% agree that social change is very/somewhat important to them personally. 75% have been engaged in social change activities within the past 6 months. 41 % have donated MEN + WOMEN HAVE money, goods or services in the DIFFERENT PRIORITIES WHEN (ON AVERAGE) past 6 months. IT COMES TO SOCIAL CHANGE: Most important: Education (38%) Least important: Elderly or aging (14%) 37% say that education s the top issue for 1 Most important: Poverty (38%) (ON AVERAGE) Social change to Least important: Conflict, war and terrorism (14%) - address. IMPORTANCE VS. ENGAGEMENT Involvement in social change is very/somewhat important (%) Have engaged in social change in the past 6 months (%) In many countries, more people say involvement in social change is important than those who have taken action. jillinitlit 95 90 93 88 85 85 86 73 70 70 65 74 69 68 62 65 53 UNITED STATES MEXICO GREAT BRITAIN CANADA BRAZIL GERMANY FRANCE SPAIN CHINA JAPAN INDIA ISSUES+ ACTIVITIES BY REGION TOP ISSUE MOST POPULAR SOCIAL CHANGE ACTIVITY GLOBAL ISSUE WITH MAJOR IMPACT ON LIFE IN OWN COUNTRY CANADA O Donating money, goods or services (66%) O Environment and green issues (65%) Health (43%) UNITED STATES O Donating money, goods or services (45%) Conflict, war and terrorism (74%) THE AMERICAS Education (40%) MEXICO O Educating others about a cause or issue (52%) O Environment and green issues (83%) Public Safety (51%) BRAZIL O Signing an online or written petition (47%) O Environment and green issues (77%) Education (63%) GREAT BRITAIN O Donating money, goods or services (49%) • Conflict, war and terrorism (54%) Health (36%) EUROPE GERMANY • Donating money, goods or services (31%) • Environment and green issues (65%) Social Justice (42%) FRANCE O Signing an online or written petition (39%) • Environment and green issues (69%) Health (46%) SPAIN Poverty (49%) • Donating money, goods or services (30%) and signing an online or written petition (30%) • Environment and green issues (66%) CHINA • Donating money, goods or services (51%) • Environment and green issues (74%) Health ASIA (46%) JAPAN Environment/ Green (48%) O Donating money, goods or services (30%) • Environment and green issues (59%) INDIA O Donating money, goods or services (50%) • Environment and green issues (62%) Education (56%) SOURCE: WALDEN UNIVERSITY'S SOCIAL CHANGE IMPACT REPORT: GLOBAL SURVEY, CONDUCTED BY HARRIS INTERACTIVE, SEPTEMBER 2011 Note: Data for each individual country is representative of that country. The "Average Result" is the arithmetic average across all 11 countries. This measure does not account for differences in population size and thus is not representative.

Social Change is a Global Phenomenon

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Social change is a global state of mind. Social change issues of greatest importance vary by country and gender. In many countries, more people say involvement in social change is important than those...

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