Weekly Recap

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Here's a recap of inspiring things happening this week! 

Actress Gives Designer Dress to High School Student

Gina Rodriguez gives her 2015 Badgley Mischka gown to Jessica Casanova, a student who asked to borrow her 2016 Golden Globes dress via Twitter. Casanova was excited to borrow the dress and turned heads at her high school prom.

Alicia Keys Goes Makeup-Free

Accomplished musician, actress, and author Alicia Keys wrote an essay for Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter. She addresses the pressure to conform to society’s beauty standards and her being empowered by going makeup-free for a recent photoshoot.

Kristen Bell Speaks Out about Mental Illness

Actress Kristen Bell recently wrote an article about her personal experiences with depression and anxiety. She discusses her battle with mental illness and how she fought to overcome it while debunking the myth that mental illnesses are taboo.

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The Alzheimer’s Association, the largest voluntary health organization in Alzheimer research, support, and care, encourages people across the world to #gopurple to raise awareness about the disease. To join in raising awareness visit alz.org or tweet a picture of yourself in purple with the hashtags #GoPurple and #EndAlzheimers.

Devin Still Speaks at Cancer Survivors Day Luncheon

The Texans’ very own Devin Still encourages those with cancer to keep fighting. His daughter Leah Still’s surviving cancer has been an inspiration to millions. He has been an integral part in her staying strong through it all.