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"Activate: The Global Citizen Movement is a six-part multi-platform documentary series. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme poverty, following a specific Global Citizen campaign and the organizers, amplifiers, grassroots activists, action takers and people whose lives are being changed. Episode topics include eradicating extreme poverty, ending cash bail, breaking down barriers to girls' education, funding education for displaced children, ending plastic pollution and helping solve the water crisis. The series features Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

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Actress Uzo Aduba pushes for clean drinking water and proper sanitation for the world's most vulnerable people; she travels to Nigeria to urge governors to commit to eradicating the contaminated water and open defecation crises.
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Rapper Pharrell Williams joins the push to get governments, companies and individuals to solve the ocean plastic pollution crisis; actor Darren Criss travels to the Philippines to witness plastic's impact on people living in extreme poverty.
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas joins activists as they campaign to break down barriers to girls' education.
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Actress Rachel Brosnahan teams up with Global Citizen and travels to the border of Peru to see what happens to children's education during conflicts and natural disasters.
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Music artists Common and Usher team up with Global Citizen and grassroots organizers as they attempt to achieve historic criminal justice reform by ending the use of cash bail in New York State.
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Actors Hugh Jackman and Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer Becky G join Global Citizen in campaigns to push world leaders into enacting policy changes that would end extreme poverty around the globe.

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