#Activism

  • Article: How Pharrell Williams Is Fighting for the Future and Making the World a Better Place
    Education

    How Pharrell Williams Is Fighting for the Future and Making the World a Better Place

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 14, 2019

    “You should know that happiness is your birthright.” Read more

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

    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

  • Article: This 22-Year-Old Is Running From NYC to LA to Raise Awareness About Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    This 22-Year-Old Is Running From NYC to LA to Raise Awareness About Ocean Plastic

    By Sushmita Roy|July 15, 2019

    Sam Bencheghib plans to run 20 miles a day, six days a week, for six months. Read more

  • Article: British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement
    Girls & Women

    British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2019

    Edlin was volunteering at a refugee centre when she was told period products weren't "essential." Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support
    Girls & Women

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan
    Citizenship

    What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 12, 2019

    The fight for democracy in Khartoum has led to violent clashes between protesters and the military. Read more

  • Article: Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality
    Citizenship

    Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality

    By Daniele Selby|May 2, 2019

    Rapper Common is joining Global Citizen in calling for an end to cash bail. Read more

  • Article: The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Awards Are Now Open
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Awards Are Now Open

    April 12, 2019

    Apply for a chance to win $100K or $50K to scale your work to end extreme poverty. Read more