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: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more

  2. Article: Malala Just Spoke in Australia for the First Time and It Was Damn Inspiring
    Girls & Women

    Malala Just Spoke in Australia for the First Time and It Was Damn Inspiring

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Dec. 12, 2018

    The youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate spoke on quality education and gender equality. Read more

  3. Article: Time Person of the Year Nominees Exemplify Human Rights, Gender Equality
    Citizenship

    Time Person of the Year Nominees Exemplify Human Rights, Gender Equality

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 10, 2018

    From the President of South Korea to the Christine Blasey Ford. Read more

  4. Article: Luxembourg to Be First Country to Offer Free Mass Transit
    Environment

    Luxembourg to Be First Country to Offer Free Mass Transit

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 7, 2018

    Other countries have experimented with free mass transit in recent years. Read more

  5. Article: Woman Kidnapped at 11 Joined Young People from Around the World to Tell Leaders How to Fix Violence in Schools
    ImpactEducation

    Woman Kidnapped at 11 Joined Young People from Around the World to Tell Leaders How to Fix Violence in Schools

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 4, 2018

    The #EndViolence Youth Manifesto was created at the African Youth Conference. Read more

  6. Article: 9 of Our Absolute Favourite Trevor Noah Quotes From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
    Citizenship

    9 of Our Absolute Favourite Trevor Noah Quotes From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Dec. 2, 2018

    The South African comedian is back in Johannesburg! Read more

  7. Article: Mandela's Descendants Just Called on South Africa to 'Make Noise to End Extreme Poverty'
    Citizenship

    Mandela's Descendants Just Called on South Africa to 'Make Noise to End Extreme Poverty'

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 2, 2018

    "I want to hear you make noise for freedom, for love, and for justice." Read more

  8. Article: This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach
    Food & Hunger

    This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 2, 2018|Cisco

    “A hungry child can’t learn.” Read more

  9. Article: YouTube Is Using Its Platform to Raise the Voices of Creators Driving Social Change
    PartnerCitizenship

    YouTube Is Using Its Platform to Raise the Voices of Creators Driving Social Change

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 1, 2018

    Creators for Change is a global initiative that just keeps growing. Read more

  10. Article: Chris Martin's Advocacy Proves We Can Be the Generation to End Extreme Poverty
    Citizenship

    Chris Martin's Advocacy Proves We Can Be the Generation to End Extreme Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 30, 2018

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