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: Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 4, 2020

    Countries invest in disease prevention. Why not invest in climate action, too? Read more

  2. Feature: The 3rd Annual Latin American Foto Festival Focuses on COVID-19, Inequality, and Resilience

    The 3rd Annual Latin American Foto Festival Focuses on COVID-19, Inequality, and Resilience

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Erica Sanchez|July 28, 2020

    The best photographers in Latin America are displaying their work. Read more

  3. Article: This Organization Is Working to Bring Food to Mexico’s Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

    This Organization Is Working to Bring Food to Mexico’s Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

    By Erica Sanchez|July 23, 2020

    Bancos de Alimentos de México is ensuring people in need have access to food during the COVID-19 pan Read more

  4. Article: Femicide Is Rising in Mexico as Government Denies Risks of Gender-Based Violence

    Femicide Is Rising in Mexico as Government Denies Risks of Gender-Based Violence

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|July 22, 2020

    Femicide rates increased by 7.7% compared to the same timeframe last year. Read more

  5. Article: Murder of Indigenous Girl in Paraguay Sparks Outrage and Calls for Action Against Sexual Violence

    Murder of Indigenous Girl in Paraguay Sparks Outrage and Calls for Action Against Sexual Violence

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 17, 2020

    "The state does so little." Read more

  6. Article: Artistas concientizan sobre la amenaza del COVID-19 en los centros de detención de inmigrantes en Estados Unidos

    Artistas concientizan sobre la amenaza del COVID-19 en los centros de detención de inmigrantes en Estados Unidos

    By Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2020

    Participaron 80 artistas, entre ellos Julieta Venegas y la cofundadora de Black Lives Matter. Read more

  7. Article: Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments
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    Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 15, 2020

    The singer-songwriter called on Canada to ensure that everyone, everywhere can combat the pandemic. Read more

  8. Article: 7 Ways You Can Take Action for Racial Justice Right Now

    7 Ways You Can Take Action for Racial Justice Right Now

    By Erica SanchezLeah RodriguezJoe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|June 2, 2020

    Activists recommend how you can help stop police brutality and enact real change. Read more

  9. Article: Sony Music Latin & Global Citizen Release New ‘Color Esperanza’ Track to Support COVID-19 Relief

    Sony Music Latin & Global Citizen Release New 'Color Esperanza' Track to Support COVID-19 Relief

    By Erica Sanchez|May 18, 2020

    Diego Torres, Coti, El Cigala, Lali, Thalía, and many other major Latin artists, together. Read more

  10. Article: Malnutrition Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally: Report

    Malnutrition Is the Leading Cause of Death Globally: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 13, 2020

    The ongoing pandemic could deepen the crisis. Read more