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Jennifer Beals speaks out in favor of legislation to deter the use of crumb rubber

Jennifer Beals and actress Laura Dern spoke out Wednesday 27th in favor of legislation by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, for a roughly $6 million analysis of the fields that use ground-up automobile tires, or crumb rubber, and have been identified as containing arsenic, lead, mercury and other toxic materials.

The bill’s goal is to provide a comprehensive study of potential links between frequent use of the synthetic fields and adverse health conditions, including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Hill cited the example of soccer goalies who cause a spray of rubber pellets every time they hit the ground.

Jennifer Beals supports “Pinky & Magoo” a new line of organic foundation

Pinky & Magoo is a new  foundation makeup in development created by Sappho Organics described as clean, conscious, vegan and organic and supported by Jennifer.

JoAnn Fowler launched Sappho Organics succesfully some years ago and now she needs to raise funds to keep her cosmetics company independent and keep true to her mission to provide the cleanest cosmetics free from paraben, phthalate, gluten, dimethicone, mineral oil, synthetic/organic dye and to put people before profits.

Jennifer Beals challenges dollar stores to remove toxic chemicals

In this video published by the Environmental Health Alliance, Jennifer shares her concerns about chemicals found on almost every product tested from Dollar stores and calls the stores to learn more and take action.

Find out more about the Campaign for Healthier Solutions

Jennifer Beals in a new celebrity portrait book

The Art of Discovery: Hollywood Stars Reveal Their Inspirations, is a new coffe-table book by renowned photographer Jeff Vespa. Jennifer teamed up for this book and she is photographed with Jeff’s dog Harry. The book features portraits of more than a hundred celebrities with quotes from each of them about revelatory moments in their lives. Featured on this book is also Jennifer’s good friend Elizabeth Berkley and other celebs like Jessica Biel, Mark Ruffalo, Nicole Kidman, Jared Leto, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana, Gabourey Sidibe, Kristen Stewart, Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Forest Whitaker and many more.

Jennifer Beals to star in “Starting Tomorrow I’ll get up late”

Jennifer is to star in “Starting Tomorrow I’ll get up late” a film inspired by the life of her good friend the late Massimo Troisi.
Massimo was an Italian actor, director and poet best known for the 1994 film “Il Postino”.

The story line of the film “Starting Tomorrow I’ll get up late” (Da domani mi also tardi) is about Massimo’s life and his love story with Anna Pagnano.

Jennifer Beals takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Jennifer has taken part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for the neurodegenerative illness ALS. Nominated by her friend Kara Swisher, Jennifer took to the ocean for her challenge and nominated Troian Bellisario (Lauren), Don Cheadle (Devil In A Blue Dress) and Kyra Sedgwick (Proof).
Jennifer posted on twitter: “I’ve had cold water dumped on my head, but this time it was for a great charity. bit.ly/1BcFVsW #whatafeeling pic.twitter.com/N0Ec1aBhXJ