Selena Gomez Hosting WE Day California; Demi Lovato, Madison Beer, Shay Mitchell, More Appearing

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Details have been revealed for the 2017 WE Day California activism event, which will be held at The Forum on April 27.

Entertainment superstar Selena Gomez has been announced as the event’s host, while recognizable names from business, movies, television, music, sports, the web and philanthropy have been confirmed for appearances.

“My first WE Day experience was 3 years ago and to say I was impressed is an understatement,” said actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and host of WE Day California, Selena Gomez. “The electricity of an arena full of thousands of young people who are making real change in the world is like nothing I’ve ever experienced. I am grateful to be a part of such a supportive community and hope I can inspire the kids at WE Day just as they continue to inspire me.”

In alphabetical order, the list of those scheduled to perform, speak or present includes Laila Ali, Madison Beer, Alessia Cara, Sofia Carson, Monique Coleman, Lily Collins, Bryan Cranston, Auli’i Cravalho, Maia Dua, Easton LaChappelle, Forever In Your Mind, Ezra French, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Brian Grazer, Winnie Harlow, Clay Helton, Jack & Jack, Magic Johnson, Alicia Keys, Craig and Marc Kielburger, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled, Celebrity Marauders, Angie Martinez, Shay Mitchell, Miss Piggy & The Muppets, Nico & Vinz, Mpumi Nobiva, Emeli Sande, Donovan Smith, Lilly Singh, JoJo Siwa, STOMP, Lizzie Velasquez, Spencer West, Wilson & Jackson, and Maayan Ziv.

“WE Day California brings together 16,000 local change-makers, inspirational speakers and world-renowned performers to celebrate their commitment to taking action on social issues,” says the official press release. Unilever and The Allstate Foundation are this year’s co-lead sponsors.

Written by Brian Cantor

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