Writing Commons awards The Aaron Swartz Award for Best Web Text.
Aaron Swartz was a leader and activist for the open web and civic engagement. Swartz passionately believed that knowledge should be freely shared as opposed to locked behind paywalls. By launching the Progressive Change Campaign, Swartz helped raise awareness about meaningful online activism.
Learn More about Aaron Swartz
- Aaron Swartz Day
- Aaron Swartz’s Brilliant Life and Tragic Death – Rolling Stone
- The Internet’s Own Boy (a documentary)
Past Award Winners
- Dan Melzer, D.J. Quinn, Lisa Sperber, and Sarah Faye, So Your Instructor is Using Contract Grading