About Michael Sheldrick

Michael Sheldrick is the Global Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Global Poverty Project.

Stories

  1. Article: One Simple Way to Stop the Migration Crisis at US Borders

    One Simple Way to Stop the Migration Crisis at US Borders

    By Michael Sheldrick|June 26, 2018

    Yes, we must keep families together; but we also must address why families are migrating. Read more

  2. Article: Nelson Mandela’s Former Protege Is South Africa’s New President — And Is Calling for ‘Year of Action’

    Nelson Mandela’s Former Protege Is South Africa’s New President — And Is Calling for ‘Year of Action’

    By Michael Sheldrick  and  Katie Dallas|Feb. 15, 2018

    Raising hopes that the Year of Mandela will do justice to his legacy Read more

  3. Video: The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign

    The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign

    By Michael Sheldrick|Dec. 13, 2016

    Global Citizen Policy Director Michael Sheldrick speaks at TedX in Perth, Australia. Read more

  4. Article: Global Citizen remembers Australian polio hero David Goldstone

    Global Citizen remembers Australian polio hero David Goldstone

    By Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|July 8, 2016

    David was an extraordinary man who championed the eradication of polio his whole life. Read more

  5. Article: How your actions led to change at Global Citizen Festival

    How your actions led to change at Global Citizen Festival

    By Michael Sheldrick  and  William Cuming|Sept. 30, 2015

    In some cases, we had huge wins. Read more

  6. Article:  6 priorities of the 2015 Global Citizen Festival

    6 priorities of the 2015 Global Citizen Festival

    By Leticia Pfeffer  and  Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|July 9, 2015

    2015 can be a year of great change Read more

  7. Article: The Magna Carta at 800, the myth and reality of the birth of the rule of law

    The Magna Carta at 800, the myth and reality of the birth of the rule of law

    By Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|June 15, 2015

    The document has fostered democracy and human rights around the world, but it's not what you think. Read more

  8. Article: If we’re going to get 58 million children into school, the status quo is not enough

    If we’re going to get 58 million children into school, the status quo is not enough

    By Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|May 19, 2015

    We're making progress, but the job is not yet done. Read more

  9. Article: History is being made and it’s not pretty…

    History is being made and it’s not pretty…

    By Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|May 12, 2015

    The Australian government is cutting aid to historic lows. Take action today. Read more

  10. Article: Don't let Australia back away from ending Polio

    Don't let Australia back away from ending Polio

    By Michael Sheldrick|Global Poverty Project|April 30, 2015

    Australia is planning more cuts to it's aid, endangering its commitment to end Polio. Read more