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: Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech
    Food & Hunger

    Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|Feb. 14, 2019

    One in nine people around the world are undernourished. Read more

  2. Article: This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.
    Environment

    This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    The town operates like plastic is a thing of the past. Read more

  3. Article: This Water Bottle Dissolves if It Ever Enters the Ocean
    Environment

    This Water Bottle Dissolves if It Ever Enters the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 12, 2019

    “It’s kind of sidestepping the need for the recycling system we have.” Read more

  4. Article: John Legend and Adam Levine Shatter Gender Stereotypes in This Heartwarming Ad
    PartnerGirls & Women

    John Legend and Adam Levine Shatter Gender Stereotypes in This Heartwarming Ad

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 12, 2019|P&G

    You’ll be singing this catchy tune all day. Read more

  5. Article: Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel
    Finance & Innovation

    Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 12, 2019

    The method could buy companies some time as they invest in plastic alternatives. Read more

  6. Article: Sea Turtle Populations Soared by 980% After Legal Protections: Report
    Environment

    Sea Turtle Populations Soared by 980% After Legal Protections: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 11, 2019

    "We should celebrate the act's track record of reducing harms." Read more

  7. Article: The 6 Most Inspiring Speeches From the 2019 Grammys
    Citizenship

    The 6 Most Inspiring Speeches From the 2019 Grammys

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 11, 2019

    "Music shows us that all of it matters.” Read more

  8. Article: Global Temperatures Reached Alarming Highs in 2018, Scientists Say
    Environment

    Global Temperatures Reached Alarming Highs in 2018, Scientists Say

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 7, 2019

    If we don’t reduce greenhouse gases fast, it’ll only get worse. Read more

  9. Article: Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step to Creating These New Eco-Friendly Bricks
    Water & Sanitation

    Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step to Creating These New Eco-Friendly Bricks

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Feb. 7, 2019

    Bricks made from human waste are simultaneously treating sewage sludge and improving sustainability. Read more

  10. Article: Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls
    Girls & Women

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    Janie’s House will help 14 women and girls at a time. Read more