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How to Apply for the Global Citizen Fellowship Program

Applications for the Fellowship Program, powered by BeyGOOD, are now open.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

Celebrating Read Across America Day

Guest blog courtesy of the Washington Football Charitable Foundation
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The Washington Reads Program partnered with Scholastic Book Fairs on National Read Across America Day to provide one hundred Washington Reads schools in the DMV region with two book packages containing books on diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The theme of the books was chosen to continue the Washington Read's program initiative of providing diverse books to schools in the program.

In Solidarity with Our Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

By Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
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A year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic and the world went into a lockdown like no other. Since then, Asians and Pacific Islanders across the world have been facing, what some people called, a “double pandemic.” On top of the health crisis, they’re facing racial trauma, mounting hate crimes and despicable violence.

Gilead Sciences: Solidarity With Our Asian-American and Pacific Islander Employees

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"We stand in solidarity with our Asian-American and Pacific Islander employees. The recent attacks in Atlanta and the Bay Area are deplorable, and we condemn racism of any kind." Read more from Chairman and CEO Daniel O’Day:

Message to our Employees on Violence Against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

Daniel O’Day - March 18, 2021

To all employees, 

The Happiness League: Honor America's Superhero Teacher with LG and Experience Happiness Partners

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Starting on International Happiness Day, we’re recognizing America’s superhero teachers for going above and beyond for our student’s mental well-being. Not only are these ‘Happiness Heroes’ covering their normal curriculum, but they’re adding science-backed ‘super skills’ — happiness skills — to their lesson plans.

Celebrate them with us using #LGHappinessHeroe

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

The Social Justice of Education: An Interview With the CEO of New Teacher Center

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Social justice in education is about making sure there is equity in every classroom – and that type of environment starts with the teacher. New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness.

Private Sector Moves in to Help Vaccinate the U.S.

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Even as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up across the United States, many Americans still struggle to find appointments. As President Biden adds to the pressure on states by directing them to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, the private sector is moving in to help. This week, we examine how brands are utilizing their resources and teaming up to work toward putting an end to the pandemic.  

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: “Never Forget To Lift Others up as You Climb”

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On International Women’s Day, the IOC speaks to Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who became the first female Deputy President of South Africa and is now the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Director of UN Women.

Dare to Dream, with Girl Rising and HP

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... what I did know was working towards making one’s dream come true is where the excitement and fun is. As was the challenge. Like your art, Ruksana, where your imagination rules, I too imagined how to make things possible. Believing in oneself is as important as never giving up on one’s dreams...

- Priyanka Chopra Jonas

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