Population Connection In the News

For media inquiries contact Brian Dixon, Senior Vice President of Media and Government Relations at bdixon@populationconnection.org.

2019 News Coverage

Inter Press Service News Agency: Zero Population Growth vs Population Control
Opinion article by Marian Starkey, Senior Director of Publications 

Sun Journal: Contest video made by Spruce Mountain Middle School students is best in Maine
Five students participated in the World of 7 Billion contest were recognized for having the best video in the state. 

Fox6Now.com (WITI-TV): ‘Coltan’ video made by Shorewood middle school students wins worldwide contest
Three seventh graders won first prize in the “World of 7 Billion” student video contest for their video on the impact of Coltan for their world geography class.

NorthJersey.com: Teaneck student wins first place in worldwide video contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner that won first place for her video to on the environmental impact of a growing population. The story also featured quotes  from Isabelle Rios, Sr. Education Associate with Population Education. 

Forsyth County News: This South Forsyth High student’s video tackling women’s issues won an international competition
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner that won first place for her video “Women of Action.”

Telegram.com: Florio brothers’ video earns top marks
Two World of 7 Billion student contest winners

Patch.com: South Forsyth Senior Wins First In International Video Contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner that won first place for her video “Women of Action.”

Patch.com: 3 Shorewood Students Win National Video Contest
World of 7 Billion student contest winners featured in an article for their human rights video.

Bishop O’Dowd High School Blog: Lucy Barretto ’21 Creates Award-Winning Video
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner won second place in the World of 7 Billion video contest in the Protecting Human Rights category is featured in the blog article.

2018 News Coverage

The New York Times: Opinion – What’s Behind the Declining Fertility Rate?
Letter to the Editor by John Seager, President and CEO

LancasterOnline.com: Eighth-grader’s contest-winning video on ending world hunger offers a great deal of wisdom
The LNP Editorial Board featured a World of 7 Billion student contest winner with the video.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Shorewood Intermediate School students win international video contest on global population
World of 7 Billion student contest winners featured on their video called “Hydration for Education.”

NJ.com / The Times of Trenton: Lawrence freshman wins international video contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner who won the national video award is featured in the story.

The Village Green: CHS 9th Grader Lily Forman Wins International Student Video Contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner was featured for the video “Help Our Girls Help Our World.”

Lawrenceville Patch: WATCH: Lawrence High School Freshman Wins National Film Contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner who won the national video award is featured in the article.

LancasterOnline.com: Manheim Township Middle School student wins international ‘World of 7 Billion’ video contest
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner who won the national video award is featured in the story.

KETV-TV: Westside teen wins international video contest
A World of 7 Billion student video contest winner that won first placed was featured for her video on child brides.

KMTV: 15-year-old Awarded for Video Raising Awareness for Child Brides
One of our high school winners from the “World of 7 Billion” student video contest is featured in the broadcast.

Community News Service: Lawrence students win awards, qualify for national competition
A World of 7 Billion student contest winner who won the national video award is mentioned towards the bottom of the page.

 

2017 News Coverage

Foreign Policy: Senate Committee Votes Against Administration on Anti-Abortion Global Gag Rule
With quotes from Brian Dixon, Senior Vice President for Media and Government Relations

The Southeast Examiner: Population growth conversation continues 
Article about President and CEO John Seager’s speaking engagement

The Hill: Gag rule shows disregard to women
Letter to the Editor by Rebecca Harrington, National Field Director

Ms. Magazine: Solving the Global Reproductive Care Crisis Means Solving the Funding Crisis

Press Release: Population Connection Announces Winners of “World of 7 Billion” International Student Video Contest

Buzzfeed: When It Comes To Rape, Americans Soften Abortion Stance

The New York Times: Trump’s Global Gag Rule
Letter to the Editor by Rebecca Harrington, National Field Director

ProMosaik Dialogue (Blog): Interview with John Seager

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