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Shawn Mendes Foundation Partners with Global Citizen Year to Launch Global Citizen Academy

JULY 13, 2020 – GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has launched an initiative through the Shawn Mendes Foundation (SMF), seeking to inspire and empower his fans and today’s youth to bring about positive change in the world and advocate for causes they care about....

14 July, 2020

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Global Citizen Year Founder/CEO on Black Lives Matter

Dear friends, The compounding crises of the last few months have been disorienting and heartbreaking, impacting each of us in such different ways. The events of the last week have brought some of those differences to the fore, and I’ve struggled to find the right...

08 June, 2020

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Global Citizen Year Statement on Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity against systemic racism, white supremacy and the ongoing oppression of the Black community. We denounce and will work actively against the systemic and institutional racism that underpins the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and countless other lives...

01 June, 2020

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NBC: Class of 2020, college can wait. Take a Gap Year

Published in full by NBC. In the coming weeks, more than 2 million high school seniors who had their sights set on college for the fall will navigate a decision no graduating class before them has ever had to consider: how — and whether —...

21 May, 2020

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Global Citizen Year Launches Accessible Gap Year Alternative

Global Citizen Year, a non-profit committed to normalizing a new—and better—path from high school into young adulthood today announces the launch of Global Citizen Academy. Global Citizen Academy is an intensive leadership experience, equipping 2020 high school graduates with powerful and practical skills for a lifetime of...

21 May, 2020

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