About Luca Powell

Luca Powell is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen. A period abroad in Ghana inspired his interest in NGO's, and in thinking globally. He holds a Creative Writing degree from Connecticut College. Born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut, he is a student of figures like Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Luca's latest stories
  1. Article: 2.2 Yemeni Million Children Hungry in 'Catastrophic' Situation, Says UNICEF
    Food & Hunger

    2.2 Yemeni Million Children Hungry in 'Catastrophic' Situation, Says UNICEF

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 14, 2016

    Almost 2 years of civil war have left children hungry. Read more

  2. Article: Meet the Surfing Graffiti Artists Who Are Giving War-Torn Liberia a Facelift
    Citizenship

    Meet the Surfing Graffiti Artists Who Are Giving War-Torn Liberia a Facelift

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 14, 2016

    A collective of artists has launched "The Liberia Project." Read more

  3. Article: Bill Gates Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Clean Energy
    Environment

    Bill Gates Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Clean Energy

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 13, 2016

    He’s teamed up with 19 other investors to make clean-energy profitable. Read more

  4. Article: Baller Kid Saves $300 for an XBox, Buys a Well for an Indian Village Instead
    Citizenship

    Baller Kid Saves $300 for an XBox, Buys a Well for an Indian Village Instead

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 9, 2016

    If your name's Josiah Shaffer, odds are you’re a Global Citizen. Read more

  5. Article: Watch David Beckham’s Tattoos Come to Life for Child Abuse
    Citizenship

    Watch David Beckham’s Tattoos Come to Life for Child Abuse

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 9, 2016

    Usually, Beckham's tattoos represent happy or important memory but not in this video. Read more

  6. Article: Singapore Is Really Good at Education, Global Study Finds
    Education

    Singapore Is Really Good at Education, Global Study Finds

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 6, 2016

    China drops from first to 10th place. Read more

  7. Article: Trump Rails Against Globalism In First Post-Election Rally
    Citizenship

    Trump Rails Against Globalism In First Post-Election Rally

    By Luca Powell| Dec. 2, 2016

    “There is no global anthem … no certificate of global citizenship,” he said. Read more

  8. Article: Half a Million Iraqis Are Without Drinking Water After Mosul Offensive
    Water & Sanitation

    Half a Million Iraqis Are Without Drinking Water After Mosul Offensive

    By Luca Powell| Nov. 30, 2016

    Over 500,000 residents have been caught in the conflict. Read more

  9. Article: Hijab-Wearing Somali-American Model Makes History at Minnesota’s Miss USA
    Girls & Women

    Hijab-Wearing Somali-American Model Makes History at Minnesota’s Miss USA

    By Luca Powell| Nov. 29, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Don't let things like being the first to do it stop you.” Read more

  10. Article: The Dalai Lama Has 'No Worries' About Donald Trump's Presidency
    Citizenship

    The Dalai Lama Has 'No Worries' About Donald Trump's Presidency

    By Luca Powell| Nov. 25, 2016

    The Nobel-Peace Prize Winner has “no worries”. Read more

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