Unite4:Good, the global movement for humanity, and Variety hosted the 2nd annual unite4:humanity eve
nt, on February 19, 2015 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. The entertainment industry’s brightest stars from the worlds of film, television and music were recognized and honored for their philanthropic commitment, alongside seven community heroes and leaders who are using their voices and platforms for positive change.
Golden Globe winning actress Amy Poehler received the Unity Award for her work with Worldwide Orphans. She joined honorees including Academy Award®-winning actress Halle Berry who received the Creative Conscience Award for her work with the Jenesee Center; three-time Grammy®-winner P!nk – who also performed at the soiree – received the Music Visionary Award for her work with No Kid Hungry; and Emmy®-winner Christina Applegate who received the Saint Vintage Love Cures Award for her work with Right Action for Women.
The unite4:humanity event served as a pre-cursor to the conference4:change, which will explore ways in which media makers can integrate and inspire social change through their projects. Hosted by unite4:good, Variety and USC’s Media Institute for Social Change, the conference will bring together writers, producers, directors, actors, musicians and studio, network and broadcast executives into discussions and breakout groups aimed at transforming the enthusiasm for change generated at unite4:humanity into measurable action.