Gina Rodriguez has built a reputation for not being one to quedarse calladita, especially when it comes to issues that affect the Latino community. So it’s no surprise that she made TIME Magazine’s top 100 Most Influential People of 2016.
The night of TIME’s gala, Rodriguez had a few words to say about immigration detention centers and the terrible treatment of those detained.
“We need to keep families together and not in detention homes,” the actress said. “The fact that it’s even called that makes you feel uncomfortable knowing that there’s no care for people as human beings.”
As for what’s going on in the presidential race, Rodriguez wants candidates to stop talking and start doing. “Conversation is great, but we need to take action,” she told Latina.
You tell ‘em Gina!
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