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Olivia Holt on the Week in Kenya That Changed Her Life
In between concerts and filming her new show, Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, singer and actress Olivia Holt took a trip to Kenya with the WE Movement, an organization committed to creating positive social change around the world. Here, she shares how her week in Africa changed her perspective.
This year was a busy one for me. I’ve spent a lot of time promoting my music and working on all of my projects, so I decided early on in the year that I wanted to do something for somebody else. Whether it was helping out in my community in L.A. or taking a trip abroad, I didn’t know.
Coincidentally, the same week that I was talking to one of my friends about what I wanted to do, the WE Movement team reached out to me and asked if I wanted to go to Africa with them. I was actually just about to leave for a few months to shoot on location, but my gut and my heart and my mind were all on the same page, so I knew I wanted to make it happen.READ MORE