About Erica Sanchez

Erica Sánchez is the Spanish Editor at Global Citizen. She is a former BuzzFeed contributor and translator and a 2017 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism CUNY Fellow. Her DNA test clearly shows she is a Global Citizen: from Europeans to Native Americans, she, amazingly, has ancestors all around the world!

Stories

  1. Article: 2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    “Insecticide-treated nets are one of the most effective tools in the fight against malaria.” Read more

  2. Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  3. Article: Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 9, 2020

    Hundreds of earthquakes have hit the US territory since Dec. 28. Read more

  4. Article: Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 9, 2020

    Losing the Amazon rainforest would have a devastating effect on the global environment. Read more

  5. Article: Climate Change Cost the World $150B in 2019. Natural Disasters Are Only Getting More Expensive.

    Climate Change Cost the World $150B in 2019. Natural Disasters Are Only Getting More Expensive.

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 8, 2020

    Natural disasters are getting more expensive as climate change persists. Read more

  6. Article: This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 7, 2020

    Ecuador has become home to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing crisis in Venezuela. Read more

  7. Article: Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 2, 2020

    Mexico City has joined a growing number of cities in banning single-use plastic bags. Read more

  8. Article: Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Dec. 20, 2019

    Deforestation on reservations surged by over 174% in 2019. Read more

  9. Article: Chris Martin Just Took to the Global Citizen Stage With Stormzy to Celebrate Amazing Activists

    Chris Martin Just Took to the Global Citizen Stage With Stormzy to Celebrate Amazing Activists

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 18, 2019

    Martin became the Global Citizen Festival Curator in 2015 — and has been inspiring us ever since. Read more

  10. Article: 5 soluciones que nos dejó la COP25 para luchar contra el cambio climático

    5 soluciones que nos dejó la COP25 para luchar contra el cambio climático

    By Erica Sanchez|Dec. 18, 2019

    El encuentro cerró sin acuerdos políticos pero las soluciones ya están disponibles. Read more