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Media giant Viacom has partnered with NO MORE and the Joyful Heart Foundation to end domestic violence and sexual assault through a summertime series of powerful PSAs. They’re co-directed by the Joyful Heart Foundation’s Mariska Hargitay and Neils Schuurmans, Viacom Executive Vice President, Viacom Velocity Creative, and DSC00070they feature some major celebrity talent.

Viacom is known for its commitment to cultivating youth engagement on these important issues. “We need look no further than the experiences of our Viacom talent who signed on for the NO MORE PSA shoots. They were deeply and undeniably affected, and grateful to have the opportunity to play a role,” Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman said at Joyful Heart’s 10th anniversary gala last month.

 

So, who’s saying NO MORE?

Dave Navarro, the Jane’s Addiction founder who’s now on Spike’s Ink Master.

DSC00927-EditBow Wow and Keshia, co-hosts of BET’s top-rated 106th & Park.

Jemima Kirke, star of Girls, whose artistic portraits of powerful women just debuted at San Francisco’s Fouladi Projects.

Danny Pino, who fights sexual assault as Detective Nick Amaro on NBC’s Law & Order: SVU (he’s a huge NO MORE supporter).

Natasha Lyonne, who played a rape survivor in an acclaimed episode of Law & Order: SVU and now stars as inmate Nicky Nichols on Orange Is the New Black.

Sophia Bush, star of NBC’s Chicago P.D. The anti-rape activist drew huge support when she criticized vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan for calling rape a “method of conception.”

Nick Lachey, host of VH1’s Big Morning Buzz.

Sway Calloway, the MTV News rapper and reporter who told us after filming, “These are issues we have to talk about. When we raise our voices, we tell people that it’s OK to talk about domestic violence and sexual assault. NO MORE excuses.”

To name just a few.

We’re so excited that these new voices are joining us to say NO MORE. You can follow the stars’ activist messages on Twitter (#viacomsaysNOMORE), and tune in all summer long.

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