RAINI RODRIGUEZ FEATURED IN NEW "DISNEY FRIENDS FOR CHANGE" INTERSTITIAL PREMIERING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
Disney Channel will present a new "Disney Friends for Change" interstitial featuring its popular series star Raini Rodriguez ("Austin and Ally"), as she visits a Los Angeles workshop focused on inspiring teens to embrace leadership and take a stand against bullying. The interstitial will be presented in rotation beginning FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8.
Rodriguez participated in a series of workshops designed to give youth leaders a deeper understanding of their leadership styles and empower them to walk away knowing their actions can change the world. Filmed at Griffith Park in Los Angeles during the Free the Children Leadership Academy, the interstitial highlights how to communicate with others in a positive way to help prevent bullying.
Kids and families are invited to visit Disney.com/Friends for a downloadable bullying prevention kit, helpful tips and more information about how to prevent bullying.
Disney Friends for Change is a global initiative that inspires kids and their families to make a lasting, positive change by helping people, communities and the planet. Through on-air interstitials, online action kits and over $5 million in grants to support projects in neighborhoods around the world, Friends for Change provides useful resources to encourage kids and families to take action and make a difference. To date, Friends for Change kids in fifty-five countries around the world have taken twenty million actions.
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