“In the months leading up to the festival, Global Citizen will be campaigning to create real change in the areas of education, food and hunger, health, gender equality, water and sanitation, and US foreign aid.”
Global Citizen Festival 2017 in Central Park
“The New York City festival follows concerts held in Hamburg, Germany in July and Mumbai, India , and Montreal, Canada , in 2016. Since the start of the Global Citizen Festival in 2012, 10 million actions have been taken, set to affect 1 billion lives by 2030.”
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“Unlike previous festivals, this year’s actions will all be available only in the Global Citizen app. You can download it here on your mobile device . Global Citizens will embark on three action journeys today, along the theme of “For Freedom. For Justice. For All.”
“Proud partners of the 2017 Global Citizen Festival include: presenting partner GUCCI and CHIME FOR CHANGE, premier media partner MSNBC & Comcast NBCUniversal, entertainment partner Live Nation, health-issue focused partner Johnson & Johnson, Citi, HP, Cadillac, iHeartMedia, and NYC Parks.”
“For the fourth consecutive year, MSNBC & Comcast NBCUniversal will air a live simulcast of the full concert on MSNBC and MSNBC.com. The Festival will be produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Ken Ehrlich (Grammy Awards). The show will also be stream live on YouTube.”
“Global Citizen is a community of people like you. Extreme poverty ends with you.” Read how to earn tickets to the Global Citizen Festival 2017.
The Global Citizen Festival 2017 will be held one the Great Lawn in Central Park on September 23, 2017.