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Nat Geo to Launch Documentary Series ‘Activate’

Six Episodes to Air Later This Year

National Geographic and Procter & Gamble announced “Activate,” a new multi-platform storytelling partnership and six-part documentary series
co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia. Premiering globally fall 2019 on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages, the “Activate” series will focus on extreme poverty, inequality and sustainability issues to mobilize global citizens to drive meaningful and lasting change.

Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme poverty, following a specific campaign and organizers, amplifiers, grassroots activists and the people whose lives are being changed. Activate” episode topics include clean drinking water and sanitation, racial bias and criminalization of poverty, girls’ education, responsible sourcing, plastic waste and disaster relief.