Celebrity for Change Jor­dan & Joelle Her­nan­dez

DREAM TEEN Magazine - - Contents - By Jor­dan & Joelle Her­nan­dez A Dou­ble Dose DREAM TEEN Mag­a­zine April 2017

When read­ing the tabloids or watch­ing your fa­vorite celebrity news pro­gram, it’s very easy to feel that those in the lime­light only care about their own self ap­pear­ance, their love lives, and ma­te­rial items. While this may be true for a small sam­ple of Tin­sel Town’s elite, not all celebs are tied up with the glitz and glam. Check out these celebs turned ac­tivists who are us­ing their fame for good and their celebrity as a plat­form for so­cial change.g

1.Emma W Wat­son: An ac­tivist fo for sev­eral years whose plat­form wa was brought to light in 2014, when she spoke elo­quently for the Unit­edUn Na­tions. The Beauty an­dan the Beast star has used her voice to speak up for gend gen­der quality. Wat­son is now an am­bas­sador for U.N. W Women, shar­ing her thoug thoughts and al­low­ing her ac­tio ac­tions to speak for them­selv selves in her work with the ini­tia­tive He­forShe, a ca cam­paign which seeks t to equal­ity.rally all for gen­der

2.2Adrian Gre­nier: Some­times you just have to put your money where your mouth is! That is ex­actly what this ac­tor has done for top or­ga­ni­za­tions like SXSW Eco and Ford to help them stay on their sus­tain­abil­ity path. Be­yond his work with top or­ga­ni­za­tions, Gre­nier has blazed his own trail with his mul­ti­me­dia project ti­tled SHFT.com, a pro­gram fo­cused on elec­tric ve­hi­cle adop­tion, food jus­tice, en­vi­ron­ment safety, and more.

3.Diane Guer­rero: This Or­ange Is the New Black and Jane the Vir­gin star felt that so­cial work was a part of her call­ing from the young age of 14. Af­ter her im­mi­grant par­ents were sud­denly de­ported, she was left to fend for her­self. Guer­rero be­gan to build her work on im­mi­gra­tion re­form. Since that hor­rific day, the ac­tress has worked with the Im­mi­grant Le­gal Re­source Cen­ter, Pres­i­dent Barack Obama, and other groups to change the stigma around im­mi­gra­tion and fight for eas­ier paths to cit­i­zen­ship.

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