Louder Together: A Global Citizen Documentary; New York To Mumbai

Louder Together: A Global Citizen Documentary; New York To Mumbai Sep 22, 2017

Complex Networks and Global Citizen have released Louder Together: A Global Citizen Documentary; New York to Mumbai – the two-part special focusing on the groundbreaking advocacy work done by Global Citizen to end extreme poverty – on the free streaming video service go90. More
Global Citizen Announces Star-Studded Global Citizen Week 2017

Global Citizen Announces Star-Studded Global Citizen Week 2017 Aug 23, 2017

Global Citizen today announced Global Citizen Week, a series of events that will culminate with the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park. More
Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Announces 2017 Art For Life Benefit

Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Announces 2017 Art For Life Benefit Jun 15, 2017

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) has announced the honorees for the 2017 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. More
Forest Whitaker Opens Education Center For Refugees

Forest Whitaker Opens Education Center For Refugees May 22, 2017

Film star Forest Whitaker is putting refugee education and peacekeeping training in the spotlight. More
Harrison Ford To Be Honored At Celebrity Fight Night

Harrison Ford To Be Honored At Celebrity Fight Night Feb 20, 2017

Celebrity Fight Night announced today that Harrison Ford will be honored at Celebrity Fight Night XXIII: Celebrating Ali, a special tribute event taking place on March 18, 2017 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. More
Forest Whitaker Honored For Work In Peacebuilding, Conflict-Resolution

Forest Whitaker Honored For Work In Peacebuilding, Conflict-Resolution Jan 17, 2017

Actor and United Nations agency special envoy Forest Whitaker has been celebrated as a leader in peacebuilding and conflict-resolution, empowering young people in communities touched by violence and poverty. More
Forest Whitaker To Receive 2017 Crystal Award In Davos

Forest Whitaker To Receive 2017 Crystal Award In Davos Jan 16, 2017

Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, will be awarded with the 2017 Crystal Award at the opening of the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on 16 January 2017. More
IfOnly Announces A Strategic Funding Round From Sotheby's

IfOnly Announces A Strategic Funding Round From Sotheby's Nov 28, 2016

IfOnly (www.ifonly.com), America’s leading marketplace for experiences, announced today a round of funding from Sotheby’s (www.sothebys.com), the renowned global art business. More
Three Leadership Tips For A Better World

Three Leadership Tips For A Better World Oct 14, 2016

Bill Austin founded one of the largest hearing aid companies in the world. He worked incredibly hard to do that, but works even harder to give it all away. More
Stars To Perform At RiseUp AS ONE Border Concert

Stars To Perform At RiseUp AS ONE Border Concert Oct 7, 2016

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division of UCI serving the rising American mainstream, announced today that its October 15 ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ concert – a celebration of music, diversity and unity – will be staged along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California and feature a talented lineup of artists, musicians and performers. More
Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins RiseUp AS ONE

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins RiseUp AS ONE Sep 20, 2016

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division of UCI serving the rising American mainstream, has announced the addition of Lin-Manuel Miranda to the list of notable honorary co-chairs for ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ (#RiseUpAsOne) – a two-day celebration of music, diversity and unity which will take place on October 14 and 15. More
Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Heads Back To The Future At Art For Life Benefit

Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Heads Back To The Future At Art For Life Benefit Jul 7, 2016

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) is proud to celebrate the 2016 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 16th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. More
Forest Whitaker: We Need To Solve Humanitarian Crises Together

Forest Whitaker: We Need To Solve Humanitarian Crises Together May 24, 2016

On the opening day of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the Special Envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Forest Whitaker, called on individuals, governments and international organizations to act collectively to improve humanitarian action and invest more in development aid. More
Stars Help Launch World Humanitarian Summit In Turkey

Stars Help Launch World Humanitarian Summit In Turkey May 23, 2016

At the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined the President of Turkey, relief activists and international celebrities to urge the global community to shape a different future for the world. More
Impossible Choices: Stars Join UN To Create Call-To-Action For Humanity

Impossible Choices: Stars Join UN To Create Call-To-Action For Humanity May 2, 2016

Impossible choices are being made every single day by the more than 125 million people in desperate need of humanitarian assistance around the globe. To spark action ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian summit, the United Nations (UN) has launched a global, interactive digital experience that aims to inspire commitment to meaningful change in the name of humanity. More
Forest Whitaker Calls On Leaders To Ensure Benefits Of Global Goals Touch Everyone

Forest Whitaker Calls On Leaders To Ensure Benefits Of Global Goals Touch Everyone Apr 22, 2016

Peacebuilding advocate and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker addressed world leaders yesterday at the United Nations, asking them to ensure that the benefits of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can touch everyone worldwide. More
Stars Support Earth Hour 2016

Stars Support Earth Hour 2016 Mar 21, 2016

On Saturday, as WWF's Earth Hour rolled across the world from Samoa to Santiago, millions came together to shine a light on the climate action our planet needs. More
Emma Watson And Forest Whitaker Help Launch HeForShe Arts Week

Emma Watson And Forest Whitaker Help Launch HeForShe Arts Week Mar 10, 2016

Film stars, UN officials and New York City came together this week to commemorate International Women’s Day by launching the inaugural HeForShe Arts week, a new initiative from UN Women geared towards leveraging the arts for gender equality. More
UN Women Launches HeForShe Arts Week

UN Women Launches HeForShe Arts Week Mar 2, 2016

As part of the International Women’s Day commemoration, UN Women is launching a new initiative aimed at leveraging the arts for gender equality – HeForShe Arts Week. More
Celebrity Fight Night Returns For 2016

Celebrity Fight Night Returns For 2016 Feb 12, 2016

Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night is returning for 2016! More
Take A Charitable Cue From Your Favorite Celebrities

Take A Charitable Cue From Your Favorite Celebrities Dec 10, 2015

The holiday season is all too often a whirlwind of gift buying and parties, but it is also the time of year when you think about making a positive impact in your community through volunteering or donating money. More
2015 South-South Awards Celebrate Sustainable Development

2015 South-South Awards Celebrate Sustainable Development Sep 23, 2015

The 2015 South-South Awards, the world’s foremost global development event, will feature some of the most celebrated Hollywood actors, including Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas and Forest Whitaker, who will be lending their voices to honor the achievements of the global South and celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and its adoption of the new universal development framework known as the Post-2015 Development Agenda. More
Forest Whitaker Helps Dalai Lama Celebrate 80th Birthday At Star-Studded Event

Forest Whitaker Helps Dalai Lama Celebrate 80th Birthday At Star-Studded Event Jul 7, 2015

The Peak Mind Foundation hosted His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for an event on July 4 celebrating his 80th birthday and a lifetime devoted to spreading the message of the value of peace, kindness and universal compassion throughout the world. More
Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary Jun 30, 2015

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is proud to celebrate its 20th Anniversary at the 2015 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 18th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. More
Celebrities Support World Refugee Day

Celebrities Support World Refugee Day Jun 23, 2015

More than 40 high profile UNHCR supporters rallied over the past week to spread awareness around the globe about World Refugee Day and the plight of the forcibly displaced. More
Forest Whitaker Narrates PSA Encouraging Men To Prevent Violence

Forest Whitaker Narrates PSA Encouraging Men To Prevent Violence Jun 18, 2015

The Ad Council and national nonprofit Futures Without Violence launched a national public service campaign called #TeachEarly highlighting the pivotal role that men play in preventing domestic and sexual violence. More
Reba McEntire To Celebrate Her Birthday At Celebrity Fight Night

Reba McEntire To Celebrate Her Birthday At Celebrity Fight Night Mar 5, 2015

Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night is back, and will be again hosted by Grammy Award-winning superstar of country music Reba McEntire, who will be celebrating her birthday that evening. More
Mary-Louise Parker To Host Second Annual Hope North Gala

Mary-Louise Parker To Host Second Annual Hope North Gala Aug 28, 2014

The Second Annual Hope North Gala will take place Saturday, November 1, at City Winery in Manhattan. More
Stand Up To Cancer Returns To TV In 2014

Stand Up To Cancer Returns To TV In 2014 Jul 10, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. More
Anthony Anderson Hosts 45th NAACP Image Awards

Anthony Anderson Hosts 45th NAACP Image Awards Feb 25, 2014

Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards were announced this weekend with two festive events. More