First Lady Michelle Obama guest stars in an upcoming episode of Disney Channel’s Jessie in a storyline aimed to raise awareness about the service and needs of military families. The episode, airing May 16 at 8pm will be accompanied by a PSA also featuring Mrs. Obama. In “From the White House to Our House,”.
Jessie and Zuri set out to host a birthday party for Taylor, a new friend whose mother is a deployed member of the military. When Taylor decides she’d rather not celebrate anything without her mother, Zuri enlists the help of Mrs. Obama. Last year the First Lady was a keynote speaker at Disney’s Veterans Institute, an event to encourage greater employment opportunities for military men and women transitioning into civilian life.