6th Annual “Power of Youth” honorees for 2012 announced for their charitable activities-The Jonas Brothers, Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Hyland, Jordin Sparks, Kat Graham and Diego Boneta

The Variety‘s Sixth Annual Power of Youth has announced the Young Hollywood Stars who will be recognized as honorees with the “POWER OF YOUTH PHILANTRHOPY AWARD”.

Variety’s Power of Youth initiative encourages the next generation of entertainers to support philanthropic and humanitarian causes, using their stature to encourage their peers and fans do the same.

The Jonas Brothers, Vanessa Hudgens,  Sarah Hyland,  Jordin Sparks, Kat Graham and Diego Boneta have been chosen. Each honoree has chosen a philanthropic organization to spotlight: Change for the Children Foundation ( Jonas Brothers); the George Lopez Foundation (Hyland); the Water Project (Graham); Make a Wish (Hudgens); Child Help (Sparks) and the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer & Hematology Clinic (Boneta).

The block party celebration, to be held on Paramount’s Streets of New York set on Sept. 15, recognizes young entertainers and their charitable efforts.

The cast of Cartoon Network’s “Level Up” will host the event, which is presented by Cartoon Network and will include a musical perf by Graham.

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