Billy Porter, Charlie Puth, and Others Become Global Citizen Ambassadors

Billy Porter

Billy Porter does onstage throughout Global Citizen Live, New York on September 25, 2021 in New York City.

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Global Citizen — the global campaigning for company with a long history of teaming with musicians such as Mariah Carey, Metallica, Usher and also various other songs market power gamers — revealed the enhancement of 5 brand-new ambassadors on Thursday (May 18).

Bill Nye (yes, the Science Guy), EGT victor Billy Porter, hitmaking singer-songwriter Charlie Puth, starlet Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, Nashville, The White Lotus) and also starlet Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead, Black Panther, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) are signing up with long time ambassadors John Legend, Usher, Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and also much more in the battle to finish severe destitution.

“I’ve enjoyed working with Global Citizen over the years, and I’m honored to be one of their new ambassadors,” stated Puth. “I love playing music for my fans and now we get to work together to change the world – I couldn’t be more excited. We must take action to end extreme poverty and protect our planet.”

Britton resembled his views. “For years Global Citizen has been at the forefront of some of the most important and life changing advocacy and so, along with my fellow ambassadors, I hope to help inspire people around the globe to join us in taking action to eradicate poverty and protect our planet for future generations,” she stated.

Last September, Global Citizen held 2 synchronised star-studded performances in New York City’s Central Park and also Accra, Ghana’s Black Star Square. The company started holding worldwide performances in 2012 to set in motion individuals and also stress globe leaders to take definitive activity in the battle versus severe destitution; ever since, the company likewise rallied to eliminate COVID-19 throughout the pandemic and also remains to concentrate on environment modification, keeping in mind that science-based study extremely anticipates that environment modification will certainly strike the globe’s poorest individuals the hardest.

“The most pressing issues facing our planet – like climate change, equity for girls and women and the global food crisis – require drastic action and immediate change,” stated Katie Hill, svp of songs, home entertainment and also musician connections at Global Citizen. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with these ambassadors to grow our community of global citizens, drive action and impact and show people around the world how taking action can make a difference.”

Global Citizen’s latest campaign, Power Our Planet: Act Today. Save Tomorrow, intends to galvanize individuals around the globe to act and also get in touch with globe leaders to require worldwide monetary reform to assist establishing nations battle environment modification and also severe destitution.



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