#Global Citizens of America

  • Article: Meet the Woman Who’s Creating a Safe Space for LGBT Muslim Leaders

    Meet the Woman Who’s Creating a Safe Space for LGBT Muslim Leaders

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Aug. 10, 2017

    Urooj Arshad wants people to know that LGBT Muslims exist — and lead, too. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Helped to Save Hawaii’s Waters. Now She’s Going Global.

    This Global Citizen of America Helped to Save Hawaii’s Waters. Now She’s Going Global.

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2017

    “We have to think local and make sure the actions we take are global.” Read more

  • Article: Meet the Iraqi Immigrant Helping to Empower Other Refugees to Share Their Own Stories

    Meet the Iraqi Immigrant Helping to Empower Other Refugees to Share Their Own Stories

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 27, 2017

    Ahmed Badr is challenging the refugee narrative through storytelling and art. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Is a Nun Who Spent 11 Years Serving a Village in El Salvador

    This Global Citizen of America Is a Nun Who Spent 11 Years Serving a Village in El Salvador

    By Avery Friedman|July 6, 2017

    "I hope that I enabled them to live a more stable life." Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Wants to Wage a ‘Jihad for Peace’

    This Global Citizen of America Wants to Wage a ‘Jihad for Peace’

    By Joe McCarthy|June 29, 2017

    It’s a term that he wants to reclaim. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Invented Beyoncé’s Go-To Energy Drink

    This Global Citizen of America Invented Beyoncé’s Go-To Energy Drink

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 22, 2017

    Jody Levy is the co-founder of WTRMLN WTR, a company that turns wasted fruits into energy drinks. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of America Has Helped Lift Thousands of Orphans Out of Poverty in Malawi

    This Global Citizen of America Has Helped Lift Thousands of Orphans Out of Poverty in Malawi

    By Gabriella Canal|June 8, 2017

    Growing up without a father, she’s always been drawn to helping children who have lost their parents Read more

  • Article: This Deaf Global Citizen of America Is Bringing Hearing Aids to Syrian Child Refugees

    This Deaf Global Citizen of America Is Bringing Hearing Aids to Syrian Child Refugees

    By James O'Hare|June 1, 2017

    Within the world’s most vulnerable population a group is overlooked. Perez is filling that void. Read more