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Kerry Washington Just Did a COVID-19 Q&A With California’s Surgeon General for ‘Together At Home’

They discussed social distancing, community resilience, and a lot more.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global community is uniting in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and treat those already infected. The "Together At Home" virtual concert series works to encourage people to stay home, and to enable Global Citizens to take action to help combat the spread of coronavirus. You can join our Together At Home campaign to help beat coronavirus by taking action here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global community is uniting in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and treat those already infected. The "Together At Home" virtual concert series works to encourage people to stay home, and to enable Global Citizens to take action to help combat the spread of coronavirus. You can join our Together At Home campaign to help beat coronavirus by taking action here.

ICYMI: Here's Everyone Who Performed Live for 'Together At Home' This Weekend

We're still buzzing from the 12 incredible performances, all to support efforts against COVID-19.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting lives around the world, as global efforts to treat patients and limit the spread of the virus continue. We launched the Together At Home campaign and virtual concert series to both encourage people to follow social-distancing guidance, and to mobilize Global Citizens in taking meaningful action to help. Join the campaign by taking action against coronavirus here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting lives around the world, as global efforts to treat patients and limit the spread of the virus continue. We launched the Together At Home campaign and virtual concert series to both encourage people to follow social-distancing guidance, and to mobilize Global Citizens in taking meaningful action to help. Join the campaign by taking action against coronavirus here.

Global Citizen: Powering the Movement to End Poverty

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report. To find out more or read the full report, click here.

As a technology company, we have a powerful opportunity to create an inclusive future by sharing our skills and capabilities with others. Through a new partnership with international antipoverty organization Global Citizen, we’re equipping young people with the tools to make a difference.

ACTIVATE the Global Citizen Movement to Tackle the Global Clean Water Crisis

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People want to drink clean water even more than they want to breath clean air. But 1-in-10 people around the world still lack access to clean drinking water.

Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

"What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure."
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More than 60 billion plastic sachets and 17 billion shopping bags are used in the Philippines every year

Because of their flimsy nature, these bags and wrappers rarely get recycled. Instead, they end up overflowing in landfills, stuffed into incinerators, and littering the island nation's streets and coastlines. 

7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams.
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Children living in poverty face many barriers to education, but the stakes are especially high for girls. Globally, there are 130 million girls who are notcurrently enrolled in school. Investing in their futures has the potential to uplift their families and the world.

ACTIVATE: Episode Education Cannot Wait

EPISODE 3 TRAILER: PREMIERES 9/19
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Emmy Award-winning actor Rachel Brosnahan teams up with Global Citizen and travels to the border of Peru to see what happens to children’s education during conflicts and natural disasters. After an emotional experience with displaced families, Brosnahan and Global Citizen return to the U.S., where they urge Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. to pledge millions to Education Cannot Wait, a global fund for education during crises.

Watch the P&G ACTIVATE Documentary Series Starting Next Month

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ACTIVATE is a six-part National Geographic documentary series about Global Citizen's efforts to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to poverty as world-renowned artists like Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Pharrell Williams; corporate leaders like P&G; grassroots activists and impacted people work to ignite change.

National Geographic, in Partnership With P&G, Explores a Global Movement, a Multiplatform Docuseries Driven by Activists, Game Changers, and Policymakers

Six-Part Documentary Series Premiering Sept. 5, 2019, Will Drive Change for the Most Pressing Global Issues Impacting Humanity.
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Series to Feature Artists Including Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

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