I grew up in the south of England, except for a year in Canada as a fourth-grader. After finishing three years of linguistics at Christ's College, Cambridge, I moved to America in 2017 for grad school. Half of my family are originally from Bangladesh.
Wikipedia says there were about the same number of Brits as Haitians living in the USA in 2016 (696,896 vs 668,223), but "Haitian immigrant" USA gets four times as many Google hits as "British immigrant" USA, and "British expat" USA over 100 times as many as "Haitian expat" USA. But I'm an immigrant really.
• I think the people doing the most good in the world at the moment are the effective altruist movement; 80,000 Hours has some advice on how to use your career to help.
• If you want to become vegan, here are some tips. If you don't want to be vegan (because, like, why) but want to do massivelymore good for animals, you could donate to the most effective animal charities and save dozens of animals per dollar.
• Most animal advocacy focuses on farmed animals and others that live around humans, but an underappreciated (and probably much bigger) problem is wild animal suffering.
• I'm a member of the UK Labour Party, who aren't perfect, but would be enormously better than the current British government.