The former Nickelodeon actress led the Thursday protest calling on the network to "protect children

Former Zoey 101 star Alexa Nikolas is calling on Nickelodeon to start protecting its child stars

The now 30-year-old actress led a protest outside of Nickelodeon's Burbank

Nikolas posted a 15-minute video of the protest to her Instagram account

The actress, who was only 12 years old when she was cast as Nicole Bristow on Zoey 101

I'm demanding that Nickelodeon starts protecting children and not predators."

The protest was organized as a part of Nikolas' Eat Predators advocacy