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Lena Dunham, America Ferrera and other stars announce plans to speak at the Democratic National Convention

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Sarah Mulé
Actresses America Ferrera, Chloe Grace Moretz and Angela Bassett (L-R) wait to announce nominations for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on December 10, 2015. Ferrera and Moretz announced this week that they will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary Clinton. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actresses America Ferrera, Chloe Grace Moretz and Angela Bassett (L-R) wait to announce nominations for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on December 10, 2015. Ferrera and Moretz announced this week that they will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary Clinton. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 (UPI) -- In advance of the upcoming Democratic National Convention, which will take place next week in Philly, celebrities have taken to social media to announce their commitment to speak in support of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Actress Chloe Grace Moretz posted to Instagram on Wednesday that she would speaking at the DNC.

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"I am so happy to announce I will be speaking at the democratic national convention! #DNC #ImWithHer going to be such a beautiful historic day and I can't believe I have the immense honor of being part of it. Thank you @hillaryclinton!" she wrote.

Other speakers include actress Debra Messing, Star Jones, NBA stars Jason and Jarron Collins, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Lena Dunham and America Fererra who announced they'd be speaking together.

"My soul sister @americaferrera and I are headed to the Democratic National Convention to speak as a team in support of @hillaryclinton. The honor! The thrill! We promise not to copy off Michelle Obama's homework, dreamy as she is ?? #imwithher," Dunham posted to Instagram.

Fererra shared the same picture as Dunham, saying "Honored to announce that @lenadunham and I will be speaking together at the @demconvention in support of @hillaryclinton next week in Philly! #imwithher"

Also scheduled to appear are Katy Perry, Eva Longoria, Alicia Keys, and Demi Lovato.

The convention will run from July 25-28 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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