Lady Gaga Launches Born This Way Foundation
First Published: January 19, 2012 5:05 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Lady Gaga and her mother are bringing their message of tolerance and bravery to the people!
The singer and her mom, Cynthia Germanotta, announced on Wednesday that they will officially launch the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF) on February 29, 2012, at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre.
The Grammy-winner will be joined by policy makers, non-profit organizations, foundation leaders and youth themselves who are working to create a kinder and braver world.
“My daughter’s foundation was born out of her passion to create a better world where people are kinder and nicer to one another and are accepted for who they are, regardless of how different they may be,” Cynthia Germanotta said in a statement. “She has experienced many of the struggles that our youth encounter today, and identifies with the lasting effects they can have without proper support. Together, we look forward to creating a new movement that will engage and empower youth and accept them as valuable members of our society.”
The foundation will work to explore the best ways to reach youth and create a new culture of kindness, bravery, acceptance and empowerment focusing on issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring and career development and advocacy.
For more information on the Born This Way Foundation and to take the pledge and become part of the movement, CLICK HERE!
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