New Moon Meets Gossip Girl, 90210, Heroes, Star Trek in New PSA

Celebrity News Nov. 30, 2009 AT 11:21AM

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To mark World AIDS Day 2009 (Tuesday Dec. 1), the hottest young stars of TV and film have joined forces for a new PSA campaign. The sought-after stars of "Coming Together as One" -- which aims to mobilize young people in the fight against poverty and preventable disease like AIDS, TB and malaria -- includes New Moon's Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed and Jackson Rathbone; Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester, Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick; Heroes' Hayden Panettiere ; 90210's Tristan Wilds; High School Musical's Corbin Bleu; and Star Trek’s John Cho.

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The spot was created by director Jesse Dylan, who made last year's popular "Yes We Can" Barack Obama campaign video featuring will.i.am.

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The "Coming Together as One" campaign will also help promote the ONE Campus Challenge (OCC) -- a nationwide competition geared towards encouraging students to get involved. Since its August 2007 inception, the OCC has spurred students from over 2500 schools to take 270,000-plus actions (roundtables, rallies, town hall appearances and more) in the fight against poverty.

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Says David Lane, President and CEO of ONE: "We know that this generation can help defeat extreme poverty, put more kids in school and protect families from preventable disease."

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­ONE is a global advocacy and campaigning organization backed by more than 2 million people from around the world dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. Co-founded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE works closely with policy experts, African leaders, and anti-poverty activists to mobilize public opinion in support of tested and proven methods for tackling poverty and disease. For more information please visit www.ONE.org .

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