Welcome to Change.org's Petition Guide!
START A PETITION
On Change.org, people everywhere are empowered to start campaigns, mobilize supporters, and work with Decision Makers to drive solutions. Learn the best ways to gain support for your cause and make change! We’ll take you through the step by step process from starting your petition to declaring victory.
1. Create your petition
Write a clear, personal story, and choose a specific decision maker so more people will understand and support your goal.
2. Share your petition
In order to gain more signatures, share your petition with your social networks and others who care about your cause.
3. Build momentum
Learn who and what influences your Decision Maker and ask your supporters to help persuade them.
4. Reach out to the media
Use the power of mass media to reach more people and decision makers by telling your story to journalists and other media outlets.
5. Engage your Decision Maker
Contact your decision maker, deliver your petition, and negotiate for change. We'll teach you how to prepare.
6. Declare victory!
Use Change.org's declare victory tool. Tell your supporters that they helped create change and learn what comes next.