Washington (CNN)A star-studded list of speakers, performers and attendees are descending upon Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this week, where Hillary Clinton is set to accept the Democratic nomination for president along with her newly minted running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine.
Here are some of the most noteworthy attendees:
While most celebrities are headed to express their support for the former secretary of state through speeches or performances, actress Rosario Dawson, who is a die-hard Bernie Sanders supporter, said she is headed to Philadelphia to protest. Dawson spoke out
against the DNC on Twitter since emails were leaked
by Wikileaks that show DNC staffers favoring Clinton over Sanders.
Dawson, who was arrested
at a “Democracy Spring” protest in April outside the White House, told The New York Times Thursday that she wouldn’t mind
getting attested again because she said it makes an impact.
“I am definitely going to the DNC, and I’ll definitely be protesting outside of the DNC,” Dawson said.
Woodley, who campaigned for Sanders in Rhode Island in April, announced
that she is leading a cross-country caravan with Sanders fans from Los Angeles to Philadelphia to keep the Vermont senator’s “political revolution” alive.
The caravan arrived Sunday and Woodley took park in a rally for climate change along with Susan Sarandon and Danny Glover.
The actress is one of Clinton’s fiercest critics in Hollywood and even suggested
that Clinton would be “more dangerous” than Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Sarandon spoke at the climate change rally with Woodley on Sunday.
Pop star Perry is a longtime supporter of Clinton and performed at a Clinton rally
in Iowa last year and at a New York fundraiser
in March. Perry’s high-powered hit “Roar” has been playing at Clinton rallies and is included on Clinton’s official Spotify playlist.
“#1 fan over here will be in Philly nxt week using my voice 2 support @HillaryClinton!,” Perry tweeted.
The “Desperate Housewives” actress is a longtime Democrat who spoke
at the Democratic National Convention in 2012 in support of President Barack Obama.
“Can’t wait to support @HillaryClinton at @DemConvention next week,” Longoria tweeted.
her hit song “Confident” at a Clinton rally in Iowa in January and has worked to rally young voters behind Clinton.
Chlo Grace Moretz
The actress campaigned
for Clinton in Nevada in February. She shared a picture of herself with Clinton on Instagram and announced that she will be speaking at the DNC.
America Ferrera and Lena Dunham
Ferrera first backed Clinton during the 2008 primary and announced that she and “Girls” actress Lena Dunham, who campaigned
for Clinton in New Hampshire, will be speaking together at the DNC.
The “Scandal” actor, who plays President Fitzgerald Grant, campaigned
for Clinton in Iowa last year and tweeted that he will be speaking at the DNC.
The actress joined
Clinton at a rally in California last month and tweeted that she will be joining Ferrera, Longoria and Dunham at the DNC.
The NBA hall of famer, who has been outspoken against Trump, tweeted that he will be speaking at the DNC.
Collins, who is the first openly gay player to appear in an NBA game, tweeted that he will be speaking at the DNC with his twin brother, Jarron.
The actress, who rose to fame on “The Cosby Show,” was
a DNC delegate in 2008 and announced that she will be attending the convention this year.
The “Will and Grace” actress is an LGBT rights activist and has been vocal about her support for Clinton, even getting into a Twitter feud
last spring with actress Susan Sarandon, who supported Sanders.
The TV personality and actress campaigned
for Clinton in South Carolina in October.
Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz and DJ Jazzy Jeff
Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz and DJ Jazzy Jeff are set to headline
the “Camden Uprising” concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, next Thursday for Democratic convention delegates and invited guests.
Although the convention is taking place in Philadelphia this year, Camden is only minutes away on the opposite side of the Delaware River.
Lady Gaga endorsed Clinton early in her candidacy and has voiced her support for the former secretary of state throughout the 2016 election.
The rapper will headline
the Democratic National Convention’s “Unity Party” for donors at Philadelphia’s Electric Factory on Thursday.
The singer and Black Lives Matter activist is set to headline
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s opening day party.
Idina Menzel and Cyndi Lauper
The singers will perform at a “women’s tea” thrown by Pelosi, according
to the minority leader’s schedule as reported by The Washington Post.
The “Breaking Bad” actor has been an outspoken critic of Trump and is set to appear
at a luncheon also thrown by Pelosi later in the week.
The singer will participate in a panel on criminal justice reform Monday hosted
by Politico in Philadelphia.
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