Katy Perry’s on a mission to “break down walls, connect, and inspire.”

Those are the lyrics of her new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” an anthem about her newfound sense of activism, the activism that drove Perry today to announce a stunning new commitment to help and inspire kids and teens of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. 

In conjunction with her upcoming US tour and new album, "Witness," Perry is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs — and wants Global Citizens to help #WitnessTheFuture. 

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Fans who come to GlobalCitizen.org to support Boys & Girls Clubs will have a chance to win special perks, like concert tickets, to see Perry perform on her North American tour, which kicks off this fall.

Boys & Girls Clubs are an amazing community resource across the US, and at BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on US military installations worldwide, providing space and guidance for nearly 4 million kids and teens annually to learn and play, get homework help and advice, and form lifelong friendships during out-of-school hours. 

"Katy Perry is one of the most powerful and famous entertainers in the world, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America is one of the most powerful youth development organizations in the country," Jim Clark, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America said in a statement.

"We share a commitment to improving the lives of young people through education, empowerment, and demonstrating good citizenship, and are excited to provide her fans with the chance to connect with Clubs while giving them an opportunity to win a chance to see her in concert," he said.

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The organization has been around for more than 100 years and helps give so many students a leg-up in academics and social development, including teaching them how to be leaders of their own communities. 

Perry’s hoping to use her music to inspire fans across the country to bring about change and make the world a better place with her new album, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America is already doing it. Global Citizen is happy to help.

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For more information and to find a Club in your community, visit: https://www.bgca.org/katyperry


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