Campaign, a movement aimed at preventing domestic violence.She recorded a voice message for the Web site stressing the importance of respect in helping stop domestic violence.In the computer animated series Afterworld she voiced the character Officer Delondre Baines.In 2009, Dawson performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.
Also in that year, she appeared in a graphically violent scene in the Rob Zombie film The Devil's Rejects.
She co-starred with former Rent alum Tracie Thoms in the Quentin Tarantino throwback movie Death Proof in 2007, part of the Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double feature Grindhouse.
She teamed up with friend Talia Lugacy, whom she met at the Lee Strasberg Academy, to produce and star in Descent.
Dawson's likeness was also used in the Jessica Jones tie-in comic as her character on both shows.
Temple has continued this role in 2017 in Iron Fist and The Defenders. Presidential Election Dawson endorsed US Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein, saying she could not support either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, as she felt they were for the elites.