#ACTIVATE: THE GLOBAL CITIZEN MOVEMENT

  • Article: Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    "What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure." Read more

  • Article: 280,000 Venezuelans Have Sought Refugee Status in Peru. This UNHCR Worker Is on the Front Lines.

    280,000 Venezuelans Have Sought Refugee Status in Peru. This UNHCR Worker Is on the Front Lines.

    By Erica Sanchez|Sept. 17, 2019

    Peru is the first destination country for asylum seekers from Venezuela. Read more

  • Article: How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    When Marvin Mayfield got out of prison, he decided he needed to change himself — and the system. Read more

  • Article: Usher Calls for End to Cash Bail at LA Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Usher Calls for End to Cash Bail at LA Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 5, 2019

    The new six-part documentary series premieres Sept. 5. Read more

  • Article: These Mexican Artisans Empower Women to Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    These Mexican Artisans Empower Women to Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Erica Sanchez|Sept. 2, 2019

    Featured in the first episode of ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement, they fight for equal rights. Read more

  • Feature: Everything You Need to Know About 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Everything You Need to Know About 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 21, 2019

    Going behind the scenes of the movement to end extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: How Global Citizens Are Tackling the Root Causes of Extreme Poverty
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    How Global Citizens Are Tackling the Root Causes of Extreme Poverty

    By Leticia Pfeffer  and  Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2019

    Six key issues explored in the documentary series ACTIVATE, airing this fall on National Geographic. Read more