About Chris Gelardi

Chris Gelardi is an editorial intern for Global Citizen. He graduated with his master's in journalism from Columbia University in 2017. He lives in Queens, New York, where he also works as an independent journalist covering immigration.

Stories

  1. Article: Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench
    Environment

    Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench

    By Chris Gelardi|May 15, 2018

    The bag was spotted in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 36,000 feet. Read more

  2. Article: At Least 58 Palestinians Were Killed in Gaza Protests This Week
    Citizenship

    At Least 58 Palestinians Were Killed in Gaza Protests This Week

    By Chris Gelardi|May 15, 2018

    Around 12,000 have been injured in six weeks of demonstrations. Read more

  3. Article: Last Year's Hurricane Season Was the Most Destructive on Record. This Year's Could Be Just as Bad.
    Environment

    Last Year's Hurricane Season Was the Most Destructive on Record. This Year's Could Be Just as Bad.

    By Chris Gelardi|May 14, 2018

    Warming oceans are amplifying hurricane intensity. Read more

  4. Article: This NYC Luxury Building Has the Air-Purifying Power of 500 Trees
    Environment

    This NYC Luxury Building Has the Air-Purifying Power of 500 Trees

    By Chris Gelardi|May 8, 2018

    Is it the future of clean air or a ploy to sell more apartments? Read more

  5. Article: The New Zealand Women’s Soccer Team Just Won Equal Pay
    Girls & Women

    The New Zealand Women’s Soccer Team Just Won Equal Pay

    By Chris Gelardi|May 8, 2018

    The women’s national team is ranked 20th in the world, while the men come in at 133rd. Read more

  6. Article: Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring
    Girls & Women

    Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    Women have been barred from the sacred competitive space for centuries. Read more

  7. Article: A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year
    Girls & Women

    A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    77 women are expected to run — more than double the previous record. Read more

  8. Article: Photos of May Day Protests From Around the World
    Citizenship

    Photos of May Day Protests From Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Chris Gelardi|May 1, 2018

    Global Citizens are fighting for economic justice on this International Workers' Day. Read more

  9. Article: 8 Protests That Are Changing the World Right Now
    Citizenship

    8 Protests That Are Changing the World Right Now

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Chris Gelardi|April 30, 2018

    People are mobilizing around the globe. Read more

  10. Article: Thousands Are Protesting in Spain After 5 Men Were Cleared of Gang Rape
    Girls & Women

    Thousands Are Protesting in Spain After 5 Men Were Cleared of Gang Rape

    By Chris Gelardi|April 30, 2018

    Both sides plan to appeal the decision, which found the men guilty of a lesser charge. Read more