Ali is a mental health advocate and non violence activist who believes in using art and creativity for change. She is on the Advisory Board for Peace Over Violence and has collaborated with NAMI, Didi Hirsch Mental Health facility, Everytown, and Moms Demand Action.
Ali emceed the Fun Lovers Unite benefit for Moms Demand Action and Everytown at the Echoplex in Los Angeles which featured Sarah Silverman, Neil Hamburger, Tim Heidecker Mike Watt & The Secondmen, and Jenny Lewis.
She also produced an annual comedy event called Distressed, for Peace Over Violence’s Denim Day programming. The show showcased some of the top comedians and artists in the nation.
In 2022, Ali was named a talent ambassador for MTV’s Mental Health Action Day. In 2023 they made her a partner. As both a Mental Health Ambassador and a Partner with MTV and Taskforce, Ali will help empower people around the globe to take action for mental health, whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes in their community.
As part of her participation in Mental Health Action Day, Ali has created content with stand-outs in the entertainment and media field, such as Frank Black (lead singer of the Pixies), Wil Wheaton (author and actor from Star Trek), Craig Finn (lead singer of The Hold Steady), Rachel Bloom (actress, writer of Crazy Ex Girlfriend, Reboot), Michael Ian Black, (comedian and author), Mike Doughty (musician, author of The Book of Drugs), Carly Chaikin, (Artis, actress from Mr. Robot), Kat Corbett (Sirius XM radio host), Brent Morin (comedian, writer, actor of Undateable, Conan), and many more.
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