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: Global Ice Loss Is Now at 'Worst-Case' Scenario Levels: Study

    Global Ice Loss Is Now at 'Worst-Case' Scenario Levels: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 25, 2021

    Dangerous feedback loops are accelerating the crisis. Read more

  2. Article: ‘Rally Behind People Who Dare to Imagine’: UN Expert Victor Madrigal on the Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality

    ‘Rally Behind People Who Dare to Imagine’: UN Expert Victor Madrigal on the Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality

    By Erica Sanchez|Dec. 16, 2020

    Victor Madrigal-Borloz was part of the Global Citizen Prize 2020 panel of judges. Read more

  3. Article: Pati Ruiz Corzo, ganadora del Global Citizen Prize: Premio al Héroe Mexicano, una vida al servicio de la naturaleza

    Meet Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo, Winner of Global Citizen Prize: Mexico’s Hero Award

    By Erica Sanchez|Dec. 8, 2020

    Ruiz Corzo has been working to protect the environment for over three decades. Read more

  4. Article: Meet the Organization Leading the Strategy on COVID-19 in the Americas
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    Meet the Organization Leading the Strategy on COVID-19 in the Americas

    By Erica Sanchez|Nov. 13, 2020

    The Americas is the most affected region in the world. Read more

  5. Feature: 16 Photos From the Amazon: The Region That’s ‘Ground Zero for Our World’s Greatest Battles’

    16 Photos From the Amazon: The Region That’s ‘Ground Zero for Our World’s Greatest Battles’

    By Erica Sanchez|Nov. 10, 2020

    The Amazon rainforest is facing deforestation, COVID-19, and climate change all at once. Read more

  6. Article: The Amazon's Indigenous Communities Need Urgent Relief to Overcome COVID-19
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    The Amazon's Indigenous Communities Need Urgent Relief to Overcome COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 22, 2020

    The virus has devastated communities in the region. Read more

  7. Article: World Food Day: What I’ve Learned as a Fairtrade Coffee Producer Fighting Climate Change

    World Food Day: What I’ve Learned as a Fairtrade Coffee Producer Fighting Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Helen Lock|Oct. 16, 2020

    Hugo Guerrero tells Global Citizen about his coffee farm in Peru, and the challenges he faces. Read more

  8. Article: Spain Will Now Fine Companies That Don’t Reveal Gender Pay Gap Data

    Spain Will Now Fine Companies That Don’t Reveal Gender Pay Gap Data

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 14, 2020

    Ministers say closing the gap is crucial to COVID-19 economic recovery. Read more

  9. Article: Election 2020: 5 Facts the Latinx Community Should Know

    Election 2020: 5 Facts the Latinx Community Should Know

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Adam Critchley|Oct. 9, 2020

    The community has fought for its right to vote but still encounters barriers to voting. Read more

  10. Article: COVID-19 Prevents Women and Children From Accessing Essential Health Care in Latin America and the Caribbean: Report

    COVID-19 Prevents Women and Children From Accessing Essential Health Care in Latin America and the Caribbean: Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 7, 2020

    The region is at risk of not meeting Global Goal 3 as a result. Read more