About Jerica Deck

Jerica Deck is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She studied journalism and communications at Hampton University. Jerica can almost always be found in a library. When she’s not reading, she’s crafting a spoken word piece or lip syncing to Solange’s album. Jerica is a feminist, foodie, and a Netflix fanatic. She’s passionate about fighting inequality and advocates for human rights.

Stories

  1. Article: Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected
    Health

    Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 14, 2018

    The outbreak is expected to last for at least six months. Read more

  2. Article: 10 Celebrities Who Fought for Education in 2018
    Education

    10 Celebrities Who Fought for Education in 2018

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    263 million children around the world don’t attend school. These celebs are changing that. Read more

  3. Article: Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    Over 2 million people live in Mogadishu, making it the world’s second most densely populated city. Read more

  4. Article: Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 12, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in 48 states in the US. Read more

  5. Article: This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts
    Food & Hunger

    This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 21, 2018

    With the agricultural industry taking a hit, many farmers are forced into extreme poverty Read more

  6. Article: 7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day
    Citizenship

    7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 20, 2018

    Help kids around the world. Read more

  7. Article: Bloomberg Just Donated $1.8 Billion to Help Low-Income Students Afford College
    Education

    Bloomberg Just Donated $1.8 Billion to Help Low-Income Students Afford College

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 19, 2018

    It's being hailed as the largest donation to ever be given to a school in the US. Read more

  8. Article: These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access
    Water & Sanitation

    These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 16, 2018

    The Adams sisters’ origami ornaments raised $1.5 million. Read more

  9. Article: Bill Gates Sets Sights on Tokyo 2020 to Push Global Goals at the Olympics
    Citizenship

    Bill Gates Sets Sights on Tokyo 2020 to Push Global Goals at the Olympics

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 15, 2018

    This will encourage sports fans to work toward ending extreme poverty and combating climate change. Read more

  10. Article: FBI Reports Biggest Increase in Hate Crimes in Past Decade
    Citizenship

    FBI Reports Biggest Increase in Hate Crimes in Past Decade

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 14, 2018

    And it shows no signs of slowing. Read more