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Tri-Union I AM PWD Campaign Goes Global

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LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK (July 20, 2010)— Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Actors’ Equity Association today announced that the International Federation of Actors, also known as FIA (Fédération Internationale des Acteurs), has endorsed the  unions’ global I AM PWD campaign.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Solis Suggests Changes to Increase PWD Media Visibility

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 Los Angeles (July 15, 2010) — On Saturday, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis addressed members of Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, the Tri-Union I AM PWD campaign and other entertainment industry leaders in an effort to explore strategies for increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Disability Employment Issues in the Entertainment Industry Explored at TV Academy

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Los Angeles (July 14) – Members of Screen Actors Guild and the Tri-Union I AM PWD campaign participated on Saturday in an open dialogue between the U.S. Department of Labor and the entertainment industry to explore strategies to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

'Breaking Bad' Star Shows Support for I AM PWD Campaign

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Actor RJ Mitte, a star of the AMC series Breaking Bad, hosted an event in Hollywood on Monday in honor of the Tri-Union I AM PWD — Inclusion in the Arts & Media of People with Disabilities — campaign. The cocktail reception also highlighted Mitte’s bid for an Emmy nomination this year and was attended by his Breaking Bad co-stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell (Brothers) and many other actors involved with the I AM PWD campaign.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: I AM PWD Campaign Pushes for More Roles for Performers with Disabilities

Pittsburgh (March 17, 2010) — Efforts to cast performers with disabilities in film, television and stage roles was the focus of an article in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The piece by Tina Calabro featured the work of the tri-union I AM PWD campaign — the Inclusion in the Arts and Media for People with Disabilities campaign of SAG, AFTRA and Actors’ Equity.