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Join MSNBC for the 2016 Global Citizen Festival

For the third consecutive year, MSNBC is teaming up with Global Citizen to tackle the world’s greatest challenges and end extreme poverty across the world. Starting this summer, we’re gearing up for this year's Global Citizen Festival on September 24, live from New York’s Central Park and airing on MSNBC. This year’s festival will feature world leaders and spectacular performances by Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, Major Lazer, Metallica, and more.

Over the last five years, millions of Global Citizens around the world took more than 6 million actions to solve the world's biggest challenges. To learn how to take action and become a Global Citizen, visit