This is huge for Amandla Stenberg!
It was recently announced that the 20-year-old star of 2018’s breakout film “The Hate U Give” would be receiving the Youth Innovator Award at this year’s TrevorLIVE Gala on December 2nd.
In case you missed it, The Trevor Project – a nonprofit organization working to ensure that LGBTQ youth have the resources and places they need in times of crisis – puts on this gala every year to honor those who have made a huge impact in the LGBTQ community and this year, Amandla will receive the award for her work supporting the nonprofit’s mission to provide crisis intervention services. That is incredible! Keep scrolling to see what she had to say:
“I’m so profoundly honored to be recognized by The Trevor Project, an organization I admire and whose work is so critical. Now, more than ever, it’s crucial that LGBTQ youth have a safe space where they can find a sense of being when they feel lost or alone.”
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In case you missed it, Amandla recently dished on relating to her character in “The Hate U Give”!