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This coming April, when the grass can actually be seen on the ground, Washington D.C. will be the site for Earth Day Network and The Global Poverty Project to inflict some good for the planet.

The Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Event, hosted by will.i.am and Soledad O’Brien, the special occasion will commemorate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Boosted by performances from the likes of No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J. Blige, Train, My Morning Jacket, Common and D’Banj, the National Mall will be lively with musical diversity on April 18, 2015.

Furthermore, the event will look to further the movement to end extreme poverty and solve climate change, as global policymakers, finance ministers, environment and development NGOs, industry executives will band together for the cause.

“Our generation has the power to build a better world,” Mary J. Blige believes. “On April 18th, we will come together for a day of music, education, and action as we call on world leaders to build a world free from poverty and climate injustice.” Usher shared her sentiments stating, “Music has long had the ability to motivate generations and inspire movements. I’m proud to lend my voice to the call to end extreme poverty, solve climate change, and educate our youth on such a historic stage.”

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To learn more about the First Amendment Event that is Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, visit its official website. Additional details can be seen on the flyer below.

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