#Global Citizen Festival 2017

  • Article: 9 Times Musicians and Leaders Spoke Out for Change at the Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    9 Times Musicians and Leaders Spoke Out for Change at the Global Citizen Festival

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 26, 2017

    “Tonight, I’m taking a knee for America. But not just one knee. I’m taking both knees.” Read more

  • Video: Andra Day Performed a Chilling Rendition of 'Strange Fruit' at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    Andra Day Performed a Chilling Rendition of 'Strange Fruit' at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 25, 2017

    Originally by Billie Holiday, the song was a protest against lynching and racism in America. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen Week Overcomes Apathy and Isolationism to Take On Poverty
    ImpactCitizenship

    Global Citizen Week Overcomes Apathy and Isolationism to Take On Poverty

    By Katie Dallas|Sept. 24, 2017

    1.6M actions by Global Citizens lead to commitments worth $3.2B, set to affect the lives of 221M Read more

  • Article: Whoopi Goldberg Spoke Powerfully About HIV/AIDS at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival
    Health

    Whoopi Goldberg Spoke Powerfully About HIV/AIDS at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 24, 2017

    "I'm not going to take the BS anymore." Read more

  • Article: Johnson & Johnson Announces 'Large-Scale Efficacy Testing of the HIV Vaccine in Humans' at Global Citizen Festival
    Health

    Johnson & Johnson Announces 'Large-Scale Efficacy Testing of the HIV Vaccine in Humans' at Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 24, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    “You have my promise that all of us at Johnson & Johnson will not rest until we defeat HIV.” Read more

  • Article: Jane Goodall Calls for Climate Change Action to Save Planet at Global Citizen Festival
    Environment

    Jane Goodall Calls for Climate Change Action to Save Planet at Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 23, 2017

    “How is it that the most clever species to ever walk the earth is destroying its only home?” Read more

  • Article: Alessia Cara Just Gave a Powerful Speech About Body Image & Self Worth at Global Citizen Festival 2017
    Girls & Women

    Alessia Cara Just Gave a Powerful Speech About Body Image & Self Worth at Global Citizen Festival 2017

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "You are worth it. You are worthy of all the love in the world." Read more

  • Article: French President Emmanuel Macron Just Delivered an Important Message at Global Citizen Festival
    Education

    French President Emmanuel Macron Just Delivered an Important Message at Global Citizen Festival

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 23, 2017

    “Please, don’t change. Be as passionate and committed as you are. We need it.” Read more