Global Citizen is a social action platform for a global generation that wants to solve the world’s biggest challenges.
On the platform everyone can learn about issues, take action on what matters most and join a community committed to social change. They believes that they can end extreme poverty by 2030, because of the collective actions of Global Citizens across the world.
Since 2012, millions of Global Citizens around the world have taken 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 their global community along with their high level advocacy efforts and with their partners, have resulted in 130 commitments and policy announcements from leaders, including financial aid valued at over $25.6 billion that is set to affect the lives of 656 million people.
Global citizens have an impact on ending extreme poverty through the actions they take.
The effects of small actions are not always obvious, but by working together specific and tangible outcomes are achieved. Global citizens' voices influence world leaders and decision makers, and contribute to shaping the world.
Global Citizen is headquartered in New York, with offices in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. The organization was co-founded by Hugh Evans, Simon Moss, Wei Soo in 2008.
The Global Citizen platform was co-founded with Ryan Gall and Riot House in 2012.
How they Work
Through their mix of content and events, grassroots organizing and extensive reach through their digital channels, they are building the world’s largest movement for social action. They organize massive global campaigns to amplify the actions of Global Citizens from around the world.