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: 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

  2. 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

  3. Article: UN Stresses Urgent Need to Protect Refugees During COVID-19 Crisis

    UN Stresses Urgent Need to Protect Refugees During COVID-19 Crisis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Meg Black|May 11, 2020

    Border closures and overcrowded camps pose dangerous challenges for refugees. Read more

  4. Article: Pope Francis Calls for ‘Universal Access’ to Coronavirus Vaccine and Treatment

    Pope Francis Calls for ‘Universal Access’ to Coronavirus Vaccine and Treatment

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|May 4, 2020

    He also called the pandemic “a test case to prepare for our collective future.” Read more

  5. Article: Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|May 4, 2020

    Researchers found 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on the Mediterranean seafloor. Read more

  6. Article: 17 Things You Can Do This Earth Day While Still Social Distancing

    17 Things You Can Do This Earth Day While Still Social Distancing

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 21, 2020

    You can do a lot while still flattening the coronavirus curve. Read more

  7. Article: This Nonprofit in Ecuador Is Helping Feed Communities Affected By COVID-19

    This Nonprofit in Ecuador Is Helping Feed Communities Affected By COVID-19

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|April 20, 2020

    A volunteer at KAHRE ORG shares how coronavirus is affecting the organization. Read more

  8. Article: These Married Doctors Are Fighting COVID-19 Together in Latin America’s Epicenter

    These Married Doctors Are Fighting COVID-19 Together in Latin America’s Epicenter

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2020

    In Guayaquil, Ecuador, the hospitals are full. Read more

  9. Article: This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2020

    She’s a hero, and is now calling on countries to transform their approach to human rights. Read more

  10. Article: How COVID-19 Is Changing This Woman's Vital Work With Cash Assistance in Colombia

    How COVID-19 Is Changing This Woman's Vital Work With Cash Assistance in Colombia

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|April 10, 2020

    Mercy Corps’ project coordinator for Colombia explains how COVID-19 is affecting her work. Read more