#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: How Global Fund ‘Education Cannot Wait’ Helps Venezuela Refugees

    How Global Fund ‘Education Cannot Wait’ Helps Venezuela Refugees

    By Erica Sanchez|Sept. 17, 2019

    The fund is working to ensure that every child affected by crisis has access to a quality education. 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: Global Citizens Film Series Focuses on Causes of Extreme Poverty
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    Global Citizens Film Series Focuses on 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