Marsai Martin is not only a talented actress but she is an activist on a mission to help bring an end to bullying. Recently, the Black-ish star has teamed up with Takis and DoSomething.org for a new campaign called “Treat Yo Friends” that encourages young people to help stop bullying and fight social isolation.
“I’m all about showing up for my friends, especially when they need me the most,” Martin says. “I’m excited to give tons of people my age ways to show up for their friends too. Filming this video was so fun, and I’m proud to be part of the ‘Treat Yo Friends’ campaign.”
“Treat Yo Friends” runs through January 31, and young people can sign up by visiting dosomething.org/friends or by texting FRIENDS to 38383. Those who participate will enter for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship from DoSomething.org!
- 1 in 5 students experiences bullying, often because of the passions that make them who they are.
- Bullying can lower self-esteem and cause loneliness, anxiety, and depression.
- Together we can tackle bullying and social isolation by doing and celebrating the things that make your friends unique.
Martin is best known for her role as Diane Johnson on the hit ABC show.
Check out Martin’s video below and help put an end to bullying!