Celebrity for Change Jordan & Joelle Hernandez
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.