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How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?

“There's a difference between being hesitant and being an anti-vaxxer.”
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.

How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Global Citizen Announces 'Stand Up: A Global Citizen Prize Project' Album Out Now Ahead of Global Citizen Prize Awards

Executive Produced By Raphael Saadiq, STAND UP Features Artist Collaborations Including Tori Kelly + JoJo, PJ Morton + Yola, Andra Day + Chelsea Collins, Ari Lennox + GoldLink, Jordin Sparks + MILCK, Bonfyre + Masego and Lucky Daye + BJRNCK + Big Freedia
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NEW YORK, December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced their partnership with Parlophone Records/Atlantic Records and Grammy-winning recording artist Raphael Saadiq to release STAND UP, an eight-song collection that aims to restore hope, and inspire and celebrate the heroism of leaders and activists around the world.

Bryan Stevenson, Sir Elton John, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Warren Buffett, Sesame Workshop and the Black Lives Matter Movement to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

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Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

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Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

What is #My2020Hero?

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#My2020Hero encourages people to share a photo and story on social media about a person who inspired or supported them during 2020. 

The campaign is part of the Global Citizen Prize, an award show hosted by John Legend on Dec. 19, 2020, that celebrates the activists, world leaders, artists, and Global Citizens around the world working to create a better future for us all.

Learn more here!

Why should I join?

Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly to Perform at Global Citizen Prize Awards Hosted by John Legend

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With Appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone

World Leader Finalists Include Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Chairwoman & Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima

Country Hero Awardees Include Burnet Institute Director & CEO in Professor Brendan Crabb AC; Founder of Help A Girl Out in Yanique Brandford; Founder of Space2GroW Advocate Anab Mohamud; Co-Founder of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo; Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi; Directors of the WISE Collective Brenda Madumise-Pajibo, Onica N. Makwakwa and Pinky Mgobozi; and Co-founder and Co-Director of Green New Deal Fatima Ibrahim

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With Appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone

World Leader Finalists Include Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Chairwoman & Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima

Country Hero Awardees Include Burnet Institute Director & CEO in Professor Brendan Crabb AC; Founder of Help A Girl Out in Yanique Brandford; Founder of Space2GroW Advocate Anab Mohamud; Co-Founder of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo; Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi; Directors of the WISE Collective Brenda Madumise-Pajibo, Onica N. Makwakwa and Pinky Mgobozi; and Co-founder and Co-Director of Green New Deal Fatima Ibrahim

United Nations More Trusted Than Any Other Governmental Organization

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, and NEW YORK, November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the year 2020, in which the United Nations (UN) celebrates its 75th birthday, half of the world population (47%) trusts the UN and only 29% do not have trust in the UN. This is a substantially higher level of trust compared to the trust that citizens have in other (inter)governmental institutions such as the EU (38%), NATO (35%) or government (31%) or parliament (26%) in general. Among young people (18-24) the UN trust is highest (50% trust and 25% distrust).

Over 50,000 People Across The Globe Are Calling on World Leaders to #ActTogether to End COVID

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We are working against the clock to beat this pandemic. Effective tests, treatments and vaccines are being developed as we speak — but world leaders need to work together to distribute them globally to save millions of lives.

Now, Global Citizens from across the world are taking a stand. Across 43 countries, Global Citizens have raised their voices in a powerful short video urging world leaders to make history and join forces to defeat the virus.

Global Citizen Announces Global Citizen Prize Awards Special to be Hosted by John Legend

Televised Special Honoring Changemakers Shaping the World We Want Will Air December 19th on NBC and in Canada on CTV
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NEW YORK, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced it will present the Global Citizen Prize award special. John Legend will again serve as the host of Global Citizen Prize, which will celebrate and honor leaders who are shaping the world we want and taking action to end extreme poverty.

Global Citizen's One World: Together At Home Special Named Recipient of The Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation from HPA Awards

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BURBANK, Calif., Monday, November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced that its prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation will honor One World: Together at Home, a globally televised and streamed special produced remotely, last April by international advocacy organization Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) in support of the

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