The Martin Sheen speech focus on social activism and empowering youth to change the world. The actor, born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, achieved fame in classic films including 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Wall Street,' in addition to his role as President Josiah Bartlet in 'The West Wing.' In addition to his successful acting career, Sheen is active in liberal politics.
Politically Sheen has thrown his support behind numerous causes, from gun control to civil rights and environmentalism. The Martin Sheen speeches typically are cause-agnostic, and focus more so on the act of getting involved in activism itself. These talks are especially geared toward youth and the next generation of global citizens and change makers. Topics tend to include the necessity of serving others in their local community and around the world.