About James Hitchings-Hales

James is a Digital/Communications Assistant at Global Citizen. A devout Welshman based in East London, he adores new music, adventures abroad, and Liverpool Football Club. When he's not studiously tinkering with his Fantasy Football team, he's busy either quoting Kanye West or planning his next ambitious trip away. His favourite things in the world are his labradoodle (called Pandora), Huw Stephens, and everything David Bowie did in the 70's.

James's latest stories
  1. Article: 'Community Fridge' in South London Offers Free Food For Everyone
    Food & Hunger

    'Community Fridge' in South London Offers Free Food For Everyone

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 21, 2017

    “The People’s Fridge” in Brixton turns food waste into meals for the hungry. Read more

  2. Article: Tiny Pellets, Big Problem: Plastic Pollutes 73% of British Beaches
    Environment

    Tiny Pellets, Big Problem: Plastic Pollutes 73% of British Beaches

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 17, 2017

    53 billion tiny plastic pellets litter UK environment every year, damaging wildlife and human health Read more

  3. Article: Immigration Activist Takes Refuge in Colorado Church To Avoid Deportation
    Citizenship

    Immigration Activist Takes Refuge in Colorado Church To Avoid Deportation

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 16, 2017

    Mother of four has lived in the US for over 20 years, yet is labelled an “enforcement priority”. Read more

  4. Article: These Are the Best Dating Apps to Find Fellow Global Citizens
    Girls & Women

    These Are the Best Dating Apps to Find Fellow Global Citizens

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 14, 2017

    It’s Valentine’s Day, so we explored Tinder, Happn, and Bumble to find love in a new, changing world Read more

  5. Article: Flight Attendant Rescues Human Trafficking Victim With Note Left on Toilet Mirror
    Girls & Women

    Flight Attendant Rescues Human Trafficking Victim With Note Left on Toilet Mirror

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 7, 2017

    "She wrote back on the note and said 'I need help.'" Read more

  6. Article: A New FGM Case Is Reported in the UK Every Single Hour, Says New Study
    Girls & Women

    A New FGM Case Is Reported in the UK Every Single Hour, Says New Study

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 6, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    FGM is a British problem too. Read more

  7. Article: These People Send Free Pizza to Protestors All Over America
    Citizenship

    These People Send Free Pizza to Protestors All Over America

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 3, 2017

    Americans are hungry for democracy. And pizza. Read more

  8. Article: Robin Hood Restaurant in Spain Takes from the Rich to Feed the Poor
    Food & Hunger

    Robin Hood Restaurant in Spain Takes from the Rich to Feed the Poor

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Feb. 2, 2017

    Homeless dine for free in Madrid. Read more

  9. Article: Win! EU Parliamentary Committee Votes to Halve Food Waste by 2030
    Food & Hunger

    Win! EU Parliamentary Committee Votes to Halve Food Waste by 2030

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 27, 2017

    In a huge win, EU responds to YOUR actions as Global Citizens with landmark vote. Read more

  10. Article: 'Resist' Banners & Livestreams: The Creative Ways People Are Protesting
    Citizenship

    'Resist' Banners & Livestreams: The Creative Ways People Are Protesting

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 26, 2017

    From Greenpeace to Shia LaBeouf, the first 150 hours of Trump’s Presidency has hit peak protest. Read more

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