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America Ferrera: America4America Launch in DC!

America Ferrera: America4America Launch in DC!

America Ferrera announces Voto Latino‘s new “America4America” campaign on Thursday (May 31) in Washington, DC.

The 28-year-old actress will be the face of the organization’s new initiative and serve as its ambassador to inform more young people about issues of the upcoming 2012 election.

“At 9-years-old, California was facing down Proposition 187 and one day before heading out to school my mother had to pull me aside to prepare me for what might happen at school,” America said during the press conference. “And she said to me, ‘You are an American, and don’t let anyone scare you, you belong here.’”

“Now the irony of asking America where she was from, is funny, but the moment was terrifying. I’m standing here today because this moment has never left me,” she added. “Nearly 20 years later in 2012, on the eve of this important election, we’re announcing this campaign because that moment of intimidation and fear that I experienced is still too real for so many Americans.”

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  • Traidora

    Yet another political activist that thinks she speaks for all Latinos.
    Save it Pendeja, Latinos already know they are WORSE off four years later.
    Now go score another gig in showbiz for your effort.

  • xhu

    I love reading this , So does My boyfriend .he is almost 11year older than me .i met him via Wealt’hybar.c’om a nice place for seeking rich men.which gives you a chance to make your life better and open opportunities for you to meet the attractive young girls and treat you like a king. Maybe you wanna check it out or tell your friends..saaw

  • Lisa

    Bye bye Obama THE MARXIST TWIT, roll on to November, all your LEFTY Hollywood friends and ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, HBO and COMEDY CENTRAL can’t help you. HEY Obama tell us why you Obama arming the drug cartels.

  • sunnyroberto

    Ferrara is just another 0bama-loving airhead. Anyone who takes political advice from Hollywood leftists deserves 0bama.

    Americans are plenty informed about the issues, which is why 0bama will be going down to a historic defeat in 5 months.

  • Danny

    @ SunnyRoberto …Maybe, NOT… FIX IS IN …since the American Electoral votes will be counted by a Foreign Company in Spain for the First time ever.

  • DogeatingKenyan

    The reason Viewers are abandoning TV Entertainment shows and the News for Reality is because they can’t stomach the Obama Propaganda anymore.

  • may

    my newest video .. hope you come check it out thanks so much!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4stlAJ90dE&list=UU6hgzQNpHvmM2-M8CqIsEuw&index=1&feature=plcp

  • Lisa

    @DogeatingKenyan: You are so right about that FOREIGN company in a FOREIGN country counting the VOTE. THE FIX IS IN

  • Stan

    All hail the EMPEROR, FUHRERE, GOD, EMIR, BOY KING, COMRADE, Obama WORST PRESIDENT EVER

  • Go Home

    Big faced South American.

  • Yerani

    Being an American is a privilege, not a right. I hate hearing these over paid idiots who prostitute themselves to anyone who will give them a line in a movie spouting their uneducated beliefs on everyone. If I wanted to hear you speak I will pay a $1 at Redbox to rent your B movie. I’m just saying…

  • S

    I cant beleive people are so negative towards this…I think this is a great inititive! Go America! She looks awesome too

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