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Time is running out! The New York Assembly and New York Senate have UNTIL TOMORROW to vote on a post-mortem Right of Publicity bill to protect the thousands of professional performers who live and work in New York. To make sure your voice is heard, it is critical that you call today to support these bills and share our ad on social media with the hashtags #Jobs and #DigitalExploitation.

The following is presented on behalf of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation.
Casting Access with Carolyn Volpe of Sesame Street

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation has spaces available for an upcoming New York Young Performers Casting Access class.

When:10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 28
(Check-in begins at 10:15 a.m.)

Where: New York

Start: 06/13/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 06/13/2017 - 7:30pm

Join LPTW at the Fifth Annual Women Stage the World Equality Parade, June 13

Join the Equality Parade! Help raise voices, raise awareness and raise the curtain on a new day of opportunity for women in theatre.

When: 6 - 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13
(Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m.)

Where: NYC Theatre District
Meet in Breezeway on 50th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) by Circle in the Square

Start: 06/25/2017 - 12:00pm
End: 06/25/2017 - 3:00pm

Join SAG-AFTRA at the New York City LGBT Pride March, June 25

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the hit series M.A.S.H. and Loretta Swit, as active now as she was then, will lead our contingent in Pride March. She will ride in a convertible ahead of the SAG-AFTRA parade banner and you, our members.

Become a part of the biggest pride celebration in the world! Join SAG-AFTRA members as we march behind our SAG-AFTRA banner during the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 25.

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:10

New York City Residents: Take the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Poll

As you may or may not know, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs is in the process of creating its first-ever Cultural Plan for the City of New York, scheduled to be released the first week of July.

A draft of the plan was released on May 15 and the DCLA is asking for feedback from all New Yorkers. The deadline to take the poll and submit feedback is Wednesday, May 31.

SAG-AFTRA Members Invited to Attend FREE Casting Society of America Business of the Business for Transgender Actors, June 7

The Casting Society of America, as part of its ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Casting initiative will sponsor a Business of Acting event with and for transgender actors. Actors who are transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender-queer or gender questioning are encouraged to attend.