America Ferrera
America Ferrera invites Latino millennials along with Voto Latino and Fuse TV to join Crash the Parties to get a chance to go to the National Conventions with their own news crew and press credentials. VotoLatino/YouTube

America Ferrera joined Voto Latino and Fuse to bring back “Crash the Parties;” a campaign that aims to give Latino millennials the chance to go to the National Conventions with their own news crew and press credentials.

Voto Latino is an organization co-founded by Rosario Dawson that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership. “Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, we provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change. Together, we aim to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy,” the website describes.

The “Crash the Parties” initiative is looking for the perfect candidate between the ages of 18 to 34 so that they become reporters during the 2016 presidential elections. The judges of the contest will be actress Lizzi Monet Morales, writer María Hinojosa, Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas, and former Director of Hispanic Media at the White House Katherine Vargas. Subscribers need to go to the contest’s official website and subscribe before the May 15 deadline.

As for Ferrera, the actress has been very much involved during the presidential candidate race, as well as a big Clinton supporter since 2008. “I believed in her [in 2008], I believe in her now,” Ferrera said last year on Twitter. Recently, she also appeared with fellow actress Eva Longoria at a last-minute rally for Clinton in Las Vegas ahead of the Nevada caucus last month, where she joked that she and Hillary “could be BFFs if you’d just give me the chance.” Ferrera and Lena Dunham (who is also a long-time Clinton supporter) also joined Hillary's trail campaign to show their support at a private event in West Hollywood, joined by former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton.

Recently, the “Ugly Betty” star also attended the opening of the 2016 MAKERS conference, where she touched on various social justice matters, and had one particular anecdote to share. She explained how a reporter made a non-sensical question about what she’d do if Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton were up for president at the same time. “Oh I get it; it’s because I am a woman, and a Latina!” Ferrera said before throwing back the perfect question to the reporter.

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