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: Estas pueden convertirse en las 7 Maravillas Naturales Argentinas
    Environment

    Estas pueden convertirse en las 7 Maravillas Naturales Argentinas

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Erica Sanchez|April 23, 2018

    Ya puedes votar a tus preferidos online. Read more

  2. Article: This 96-Year-Old Grandma's Goal Is to Finish School Before She's 100
    Education

    This 96-Year-Old Grandma's Goal Is to Finish School Before She's 100

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 20, 2018

    “I feel ready to give it my all.” Read more

  3. Article: This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time
    Environment

    This Brazilian City Is Solving Plastic Waste and Poverty at the Same Time

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 13, 2018

    “For me it is empowering – it has given me work and given me a social life.” Read more

  4. Article: Chef José Andrés Shares How He Fed Puerto Rico in Riveting TED Talk
    Food & Hunger

    Chef José Andrés Shares How He Fed Puerto Rico in Riveting TED Talk

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2018

    His TED talk is a must watch. Read more

  5. Article: The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year
    Food & Hunger

    The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2018

    All of this consumed plastic could have negative health effects. Read more

  6. Feature: 300 Children, 400 Women
    FeatureCitizenship

    300 Children, 400 Women

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 6, 2018

    This Is the ‘Caravan of Migrants’ Trump Wants to Turn Away Read more

  7. Article: These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon
    Environment

    These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 6, 2018

    It sets a precedent that could lead to similar victories around the world. Read more

  8. Article: 5 Ways You’re Wasting Water Without Even Knowing It
    Water & Sanitation

    5 Ways You’re Wasting Water Without Even Knowing It

    By David Brand  and  Erica Sanchez|April 4, 2018

    These are really common activities. Read more

  9. Article: Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President
    Citizenship

    Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 3, 2018

    Epsy Campbell Barr is a vocal advocate for equality. Read more

  10. Article: Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People
    Citizenship

    Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 2, 2018

    “There is much more that unites us than divides us.” Read more