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: 4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education
    Education

    4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 14, 2019

    Parents can’t afford school supplies or food, and children are forced to work. Read more

  2. Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say
    Environment

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more

  3. Article: 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico Could Soon Grow Larger Than the Size of Massachusetts
    Environment

    'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico Could Soon Grow Larger Than the Size of Massachusetts

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|June 11, 2019

    "It is all a part of how we treat our ecosystem and our consumptive nature." Read more

  4. Article: This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own
    Environment

    This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 10, 2019

    The bags say things like, “Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.” Read more

  5. Article: These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World
    Citizenship

    These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 10, 2019

    This week, the Norwegian Refugee Council released its annual list of the worst displacement crises. Read more

  6. Article: This Woman Is on a Mission to Visit Every Country in the World and Fight Plastic Waste
    Environment

    This Woman Is on a Mission to Visit Every Country in the World and Fight Plastic Waste

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2019

    Jessica Nabongo is set to be the first black woman to visit every country in the world. Read more

  7. Article: Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says
    Health

    Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 5, 2019

    Avoiding single-use plastics is the best way to avoid contamination. Read more

  8. Article: Climate Change Could Undermine Human Civilization by 2050, Report Argues
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Undermine Human Civilization by 2050, Report Argues

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 4, 2019

    “Human life on earth may be on the way to extinction, in the most horrible way.” Read more

  9. Article: Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino Has Just Died
    Environment

    Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino Has Just Died

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|May 29, 2019

    The death leaves behind a single female as the only remaining Sumatran rhino in Malaysia. Read more

  10. Article: Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries
    Health

    Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 28, 2019

    An estimated 10 million people could die due to drug-resistant diseases by 2030. Read more