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Dani Stephenson and Straight Forward Giving Are Pushing the Envelope of Philanthropy in the Entertainment Industry

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Music is a powerful storytelling vehicle that can motivate audiences and  change the world for the better. It is such a concrete example of how art  can move the hearts of many people, and Dani Stephenson has managed  to take that step even further by creating a support system that helps  millions of people in need with the power of music, film, and education.  

Dani Stephenson officially founded Straight Forward Giving to help others  by educating and inspiring underprivileged communities in the United  Kingdom as well as the rest of the world. The esteemed music mogul has  been the driving force behind launching a new charity initiative  called .ComUnity which also aims to push the envelope of philanthropy.

Initially known as Daniel Stephenson, Dani is the founder and president of  Straight Forward Music Group, which is a company that has garnered  many accolades within the music and film industry. Dani’s company is a  multi-platinum, multi Grammy-Award, Brit Award, BET Award, Mercury  Award, Soul Train Music Award, Q Award, ASCAP Award, BMI Award, Brit  Asia Award, BBC Future Sound Award, Variety Award, Billboard Award,  American Music Award and MOBO Award-winning entertainment  company founded in 2009. 

He has worked on a variety of successful campaigns, such as Diddy Dirty  Money, whose album The Last Train to Paris via Bad Boy Records was a  global phenomenon. The renowned music mogul also worked on the  record breaking albums by Drake “More Life” and “Scorpion” as well as  Big Sean’s platinum single “Marvin & Chardonnay,” featuring Kanye West  and Roscoe Dash. These are only a few of the many achievements that  Dani has under his belt. 

His latest philanthropic endeavour, ComUnity aims to become a fun,  exciting and mystical world for aspiring youth to immerse themselves in.  However, behind all the glitz and glamor of the project, there is a serious  message at the core. Ever since the inception of Dani Stephenson’s  Straight Forward Giving, he always had a simple vision in mind: “To help  create a united, equal world free from poverty, domestic abuse, and crime  through the power of education, music, and film. One community at a  time.” 

Ultimately, the .ComUnity mission is to create an open-source one-stop shop for key educational information, assets, and courses. Dani  Stephenson also hopes to grow his company’s educational workshops,  seminars, and charity programs nationwide to meet people face to face as  the global pandemic slowly settles. 

“A key driver that will start to turn the tide on youth turning to crime in  underprivileged communities is by eradicating the stereotypical approach  industries have in recruiting staff without bachelor degrees,” explained  Dani Stephenson. “We should start empowering the next generation from  all backgrounds and communities no matter what qualifications someone 

has. It’s important that we start installing confidence in the youth and  make them realize that they have the power to achieve anything in life  and that they have the same opportunities no matter the upbringing or  background” he added. 

He firmly believes that education is the great equalizer, and no matter if a  person has a Bachelor’s Degree or not, they should not be treated any  differently. Dani Stephenson’s noble and charitable efforts are deeply  rooted in his passion for inspiring and helping others. It is clear to see that  he has the heart and he has the mind to truly make a difference in our  world today.  

Join Dani Stephenson in his quest to help improve our society by checking  out his company’s official website www.straightfwdgiving.org

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