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The festival is back for its fifth year! Join world leaders, global activists, and some of the world's greatest artists live from the Great Lawn in Central Park by watching the Global Citizen Festival Livestream

Help amplify the calls of the 60,000 people in Central Park by joining them in taking these actions.

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Our impact 7,753,592 actions taken, 656 million lives set to be affected

Over the last five years, millions of Global Citizens around the world took over six million actions to solve the world's biggest challenges. That’s six million emails, tweets, petition signatures and phone calls targeting world leaders to end extreme poverty by 2030. To date, the actions by our global community have resulted in 130 commitments and policy announcements that will affect the lives of 656 million people by 2030.

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  1. Article: Hosts Dazzle at Global Citizen Festival 2016
    Citizenship

    Hosts Dazzle at Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Meghan Werft | Sept. 26, 2016

    Our stellar lineup of hosts made big announcements at this year’s Global Citizen Festival. Read more

  2. Article: 5 Most Powerful Moments of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival
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    5 Most Powerful Moments of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival

    By Colleen Curry| Sept. 26, 2016

    Michelle Obama, Queen Rania, Nancy Pelosi called for real change in Central Park. Read more

  3. Article: How Global Citizen Festival 2016 Is Making the World a Better Place
    Citizenship

    How Global Citizen Festival 2016 Is Making the World a Better Place

    By Joe McCarthy| Sept. 26, 2016

    It doesn't end here! Read more

  4. Article: ICYMI: These Headliners Rocked at Global Citizen Festival 2016
    Citizenship

    ICYMI: These Headliners Rocked at Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Sydney Denmark| Sept. 26, 2016

    Highlights: Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, Metallica, and Major Lazer in Central Park. Read more

  5. Article: World Leaders Took to Twitter to Celebrate Global Citizen Festival 2016
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    World Leaders Took to Twitter to Celebrate Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Phineas Rueckert| Sept. 26, 2016

    Some leaders #ShowUp at GC Festival, while others #BeamIn from abroad. Read more

  6. Article: Here's What Global Citizens Everywhere Had to Say About the #GCFestival
    Citizenship

    Here's What Global Citizens Everywhere Had to Say About the #GCFestival

    By Phineas Rueckert| Sept. 26, 2016

    Some of our favorite fan posts from the Global Citizen Festival. Read more

  7. Article: The Very Best Moments of Global Citizen Festival 2016: Impact, Music, Celebs, and More
    Citizenship

    The Very Best Moments of Global Citizen Festival 2016: Impact, Music, Celebs, and More

    By Cassie Carothers| Sept. 26, 2016

    The evening was filled with amazing musical acts, actions, and more. Read more

  8. Article: Some of the Best Musical Moments of Global Citizen Festival on Instagram
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    Some of the Best Musical Moments of Global Citizen Festival on Instagram

    By Cassie Carothers| Sept. 25, 2016

    Rihanna finished out the night with a stunning show. Read more

  9. Article: Enjoy Every Moment of the  2016 Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    Enjoy Every Moment of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival

    Sept. 19, 2016

    Get backstage access and behind-the-scenes commentary while watching the festival live. Read more

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