LOS ANGELES (KBCWtv) — Zendaya is a game-changer, a honor The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network has given the Oakland actress and singer.
At a GLSEN gala slated for October, the 21-year-old actress will be presented the Gamechanger Award by the organization. The award is given to those recognized as the next generation of leaders. Zendaya was chosen for her commitment to social justice.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
The Spider-Man: Homecoming star spoke out during her acceptance speech at last month’s Teen Choice Awards. Zendaya encouraged her peers to become more engaged with current events and to speak up on what they feel is right.READ MORE: Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
Zendaya will be recognized at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills on October 20th, 2017.MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'
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