Beginning in 2001, Active Voice fueled social change on issues ranging from childbirth to the Supreme Court, from apartheid in South Africa to Agent Orange in Vietnam. AV took films further, embedding them into the ongoing work of social movements, and assembling a roster of powerful stories that continue to spark new alliances and keep the issues and heroes in the public spotlight. Read more about the movements AV particularly focused on, below:

Shifting the Narrative: The Global Lives Initiative. AV brought to light stories of the immigrant experience for over a decade. Read more.

Reforming our Systems: The Criminal Justice Initiative. AV was involved with stories and leading organizations that illuminate outdated and unjust policies that cripple families and disproportionally affect African Americans. Read more.

Building Inclusive Movements: The LGBT Initiative. AV worked with powerful stories to build a stronger movement inclusive of all people. Read more.

Challenging Stereotypes: The Muslims in America Initiative. AV amplified narratives about American Muslims for over a decade. Read more.

Fighting for Food: The Food Justice Initiative. AV worked to educate communities around the connection between poverty and access to affordable and nutritious foods. Read more.