“Usually when someone bully’s you, it’s because of their insecurities. They see something in you that they’re lacking within themselves.”
~ Actress Dee Dee Davis
Over a decade has passed and still to this day, millions of families globally are still watching this little lady Byranna (better known as “Baby Girl” on the Emmy Award winning series The Bernie Mac Show), in their homes, as she continues to make us laugh, cry and fall in love with her character’s role on the popular show.
Now this young and talented actress Dee Dee Davis is all grown up and addressing the problems of teen girls against bullying in schools. Starting with the kickoff in schools this fall, Saving Our Daughters has proudly announced that Dee Dee will be the charity’s Celebrity Teen Ambassador. She will be connecting with young girls on the mission to help create tools to invoke teens to discuss key issues and fire them up to take the power away from esteem slayers like bullying, (cyber, gossip and texting) across the country.
“My daughter was so Excited to be asked to join Saving Our Daughters and be named the Teen Ambassador for such powerful initiatives surrounding bullying issues & self-esteem in girls across the country,” said Dee Dee’s mother, Ms Sydney Davis.
Dee Dee’s oldest sister Aree Davis will also be lending a hand for the charity’s projects as well in 2011-2012.
Dee Dee shares that “Usually when someone bully’s you, it’s because of their insecurities. They see something in you that they’re lacking within themselves. And because of it ,they become very angry and things that we go through in life like bullying; are trials to make us stronger individuals. But never the less, never allow someone to bully you into silence. ALWAY let an adult know so it can be handled accordingly… But with a lil understanding and compassion, your Bully….may end up being your new friend.”
Dee Dee will be also joining National Spokeswoman, Ms. Debbi Morgan in working with young women & teen organizations’ on many of their initiatives on empowering youth.
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