#Global Citizen Festival 2017

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

    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: 7 Times Music Sparked Change in Central Park

    7 Times Music Sparked Change in Central Park

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 21, 2018

    And it’s all culminating Sept. 29. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    “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

    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