Hugh Jackman Hosts MPTF's 'Reel Stories, Real Lives' Event

Hugh Jackman Hosts MPTF's 'Reel Stories, Real Lives' Event Oct 30, 2020

Earlier this week, MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) hosted its ninth annual “Reel Stories, Real Lives” event virtually, and as always, it was a moving evening filled with extraordinary stories highlighting the impact of MPTF on the entertainment community. More
Danai Gurira Joins Hugh Jackman, Angela Bassett, and Jason Bateman for MPTF Reel Stories, Real Lives

Danai Gurira Joins Hugh Jackman, Angela Bassett, and Jason Bateman for MPTF Reel Stories, Real Lives Oct 22, 2020

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) announced today that Danai Gurira will join host Hugh Jackman and storytellers Angela Bassett and Jason Batemanfor their ninth annual “Reel Stories, Real Lives” event. More
The 45th Annual Gracie Awards Honored Women In Media

The 45th Annual Gracie Awards Honored Women In Media Sep 17, 2020

Last week, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) held the 45th annual Gracie Awards hosted by “This is Us” star Susan Kelechi Watson. More
The 45th Annual Gracie Awards Announce All-Star Virtual Experience

The 45th Annual Gracie Awards Announce All-Star Virtual Experience Aug 28, 2020

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the 45th annual Gracie Awards program will air live on AWMF’s Facebook page on September 10, 2020 at 7pm ET/PT. More
More Than 50 Women Stand #TogetherForHer to Address Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19

More Than 50 Women Stand #TogetherForHer to Address Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19 May 11, 2020

According to The United Nations Population Fund, six months of lockdowns could result in an additional 31 million cases of gender-based violence across the globe. More
One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date

One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date Apr 20, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen, together with Lady Gaga, tonight announced $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. More
NAACP and BET Networks Team Up for the 51st NAACP Image Awards

NAACP and BET Networks Team Up for the 51st NAACP Image Awards Nov 27, 2019

The NAACP and BET Networks announced a broadcast partnership to air the 51st NAACP Image Awards. The telecast will take place from Pasadena, California and will air on BET Networks for the first time ever. More
WildAid Announces 2019 Star-Studded Fundraising Gala

WildAid Announces 2019 Star-Studded Fundraising Gala Oct 21, 2019

WildAid, the global conservation organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, will host its annual fundraising gala on November 9, 2019 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
Avengers: Endgame Stands Up To Cancer

Avengers: Endgame Stands Up To Cancer Apr 23, 2019

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Mastercard and Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame announced today that they are teaming up to take down one of the biggest villains of all, cancer, with an impactful new Public Service Announcement scheduled to launch in April. More
Jay-Z To Be Honored At 50th NAACP Image Awards

Jay-Z To Be Honored At 50th NAACP Image Awards Mar 29, 2019

The NAACP today announced that globally dominant pop culture icon Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards. More
Black Panther's Danai Gurira Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign

Black Panther's Danai Gurira Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign Jan 11, 2019

Black Panther and Walking Dead star and award-winning playwright, Danai Gurira, has launched a campaign to support anti-poaching efforts and released a Black Panther message to address demand for rhino horn. More
Danai Gurira Partners With Johnson & Johnson To Help End HIV/AIDS

Danai Gurira Partners With Johnson & Johnson To Help End HIV/AIDS Dec 6, 2018

Actress, playwright and activist Danai Gurira hit the red carpet at the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg before making a powerful and emotional speech at the event spotlighting the women across Africa who are participating in a clinical trial of a Johnson & Johnson vaccine that could help to prevent HIV. More
Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women

Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women Dec 4, 2018

Danai Gurira, one of the stars of hit movies “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” in her role as General Okoye, has been named a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, lending her name and dedicating her support to gender equality and women’s rights. More
Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala

Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala Nov 22, 2018

WildAid announced it raised $2.5 million at its annual fundraising gala, “An Evening in China,” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
WildAid To Celebrate Star-Studded 2018 Gala

WildAid To Celebrate Star-Studded 2018 Gala Nov 5, 2018

WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, announced today that it will honor actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Danai Gurira as this year’s Wildlife Champions at its annual fundraising gala on Nov. 10 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes And More To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes And More To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival Aug 9, 2018

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that headliners Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monae will perform at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival, the free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2018. More
Stars Come Out For 16th Annual MPTF Night Before Party

Stars Come Out For 16th Annual MPTF Night Before Party Mar 5, 2018

A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers came together on March 3rd, 2018 for the 16th annual ‘Night Before’ party to benefit MPTF. More
Walking Dead Star Launches Charity Competition

Walking Dead Star Launches Charity Competition Jul 30, 2015

Danai Gurira, who plays “Michonne” on “The Walking Dead,” has teamed up with CrowdRise to offer fans a chance to attend the exclusive event and win the ultimate fan package. More
Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video

Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video Nov 19, 2014

In a new multi-media campaign launched today by The ONE Campaign, more than a dozen international artists are teaming up with healthcare workers from Liberia to demand world leaders do more – and quickly – to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and strengthen health systems so that future outbreaks can be quickly contained. More