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Free L.A. Dare to Be Diverse Screening of "Night Catches Us"

 

 

Night Catches Us

You must RSVP @ www.lafemme.org/sag and type sag for username and member for password (lowercase only).

New Study Reveals Lack of Characters With Disabilities on Television

1% Representation Creates Extreme Lack of Employment Opportunities for Performers With Disabilities

Join us for "Holy Rollers," Next SAG Dare to be Diverse Screening

Filed in: EEO & Diversity

Screens Actors Guild members are invited to attend a SAG DARE TO BE DIVERSE free screening of Holy Rollers, hosted by Writers Guild of America, West Latino Writers Committee. The official Sundance selection stars Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network).

7 p.m. Tuesday, October 5
Screen Actors Guild
James Cagney Board Room
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Parking will be validated

A Q&A will follow.

CCH Pounder, Kal Penn Honored at Tri-Union Diversity Awards

Actor and activist Kal Penn (Harold & Kumar, House, M.D) and actor and artist CCH Pounder (Brothers, Avatar) were among the honorees at the 8th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards presented August 23 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, Calif.

CCH Pounder, Kal Penn to be Honored at Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards

LOS ANGELES (August 10, 2010) – The Equal Employment Opportunities/Diversity Committees of Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today the 8th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards, recognizing performers and arts organizations who, through their work and activism, have fostered diversity within the entertainment and news media industries and their communities. The theme of the 2010 program is a celebration of those who challenge and change preconceptions.

Screen Actors Guild Celebrates ADA 20th at White House, L.A. City Hall Events

Filed in: EEO & Diversity

(July 27, 2010) — On Monday , Screen Actors Guild joined advocates and officials to mark the 20th Anniversary of the American Disabilities Act (ADA) at events held at the White House and Los Angeles City Hall. 

I AM PWD's Robert David Hall Introduces President at White House Ceremony

(July 27, 2010) — At a White House event celebrating the historic ADA 20th anniversary, President Obama announced an update to the “milestone in the journey to equality.” The president signed an executive order establishing the federal government as a “model employer” of people with disabilities.