Talking with CNN, Victor defined that Cameron had not suffered many seizures earlier than the one which took his life, “he saved that to himself, and he managed that, he by no means let epilepsy outline him.”
As a substitute, Cameron centered his activism on different causes, together with combating in opposition to gun violence, offering clear water and ending homelessness.
The Cameron Boyce Basis is elevating cash and partnering with companies to fund epilepsy analysis. They’re additionally working to lift consciousness that epilepsy will be deadly. SUDEP has few warning indicators; Libby defined that they do not need to scare individuals. As a substitute, their purpose is to “clarify that if in case you have epilepsy, be taught as a lot as you’ll be able to and advocate as a lot as you’ll be able to along with your physicians.”
Cameron’s co-stars are becoming a member of the trigger. Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Karan Brar, Dove Cameron and Sophie Reynolds are simply a few of the celebrities who joined the muse’s advisory board.
Libby defined that Cameron noticed the humanities as a software to cut back gun violence. “for those who had artistic retailers, [young people] would in all probability be extra constructive and fewer more likely to depend on violence as a mode of communication.”
Activism runs within the Boyce household. Cameron’s grandmother is Jo Ann Boyce, a civil rights pioneer and a member of the Clinton 12. They have been the primary Black college students to combine the highschool in Clinton, Tennessee in 1956.
Victor mentioned the impression his mom’s actions had on Cameron. “You can simply inform that Cameron was immersed within the historical past and simply amazed at what my mother needed to undergo, in addition to all people else who was Black within the South … It impacted him drastically, and I believe it clicked one thing in his mind that that is simply not acceptable. That is simply not one thing you’ll be able to sit idly by and simply say, ‘Hey no matter.’ That is why I believe he was captivated with not solely [nonviolence] however simply activism on the whole.”
Whereas Victor and Libby are utilizing donations to the muse to maintain Cameron’s legacy alive, Victor desires individuals to know those that would not have cash to spare can honor him by simply being sort to 1 one other. “Cameron might be very happy with all people that is serving to and making an attempt to make a distinction on this planet as a result of that is what he was making an attempt to do.”