About David Brand

David is a member of the Global Citizen editorial team.

Stories

  1. Article: This Stunning ‘Vertical Forest’ Will House Poor Families in the Netherlands
    Finance & Innovation

    This Stunning ‘Vertical Forest’ Will House Poor Families in the Netherlands

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    The verdant affordable housing complex will rise high above Eindhoven. Read more

  2. Article: 7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World
    Education

    7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    Some kids cross deadly mountain passes and zipline over canyons to get an education. Read more

  3. Article: 14 Beautiful & Compelling Photos From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    14 Beautiful & Compelling Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    Around the world, individuals fought back against injustice. Read more

  4. Article: Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Malala Really Wants You to See This Inspiring Film About Periods

    By David Brand|Jan. 19, 2018

    She joined “Padman’s” producer to promote the period piece. Read more

  5. Article: These Incredibly Sexist Ads Just Got an Amazing Makeover
    Girls & Women

    These Incredibly Sexist Ads Just Got an Amazing Makeover

    By David Brand|Jan. 18, 2018

    A visual artist flipped the gender roles in these chauvinist magazine ads. Read more

  6. Article: Norwegian City Is Fighting Poverty by Giving Free Internet to Kids
    Education

    Norwegian City Is Fighting Poverty by Giving Free Internet to Kids

    By David Brand|Jan. 18, 2018

    Bergen recognizes that the internet is vital to modern education. Read more

  7. Article: Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books
    Education

    Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books

    By David Brand|Jan. 17, 2018

    The shelves are filled with books rescued from the refuse pile. Read more

  8. Article: Matt Damon’s Powerful Super Bowl Ad Taps Into the Need for Clean Water Worldwide
    Water & Sanitation

    Matt Damon’s Powerful Super Bowl Ad Taps Into the Need for Clean Water Worldwide

    By David Brand|Jan. 17, 2018

    His organization has partnered with a major beer company to fund clean water projects. Read more

  9. Article: 17 Photos of Pain and Perseverance from Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    17 Photos of Pain and Perseverance from Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  David Brand|Jan. 12, 2018

    Mudslides struck California and the Sahara saw snow. Read more

  10. Article: Cape Town Is About to Run Out of Water
    Water & Sanitation

    Cape Town Is About to Run Out of Water

    By David Brand|Jan. 12, 2018

    They may have only three months left. Read more