TITLE

Actors' Unions Launch Disability Rights Campaign

AUTHOR(S)
Horwitch, Lauren
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Back Stage East;10/9/2008, Vol. 49 Issue 41, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Actors' Equity Association to launch a disability-rights initiative Inclusion in the Arts & Media of People With Disabilities (IAMPWD). IAMPWD intents to promote public awaraness on the discrimination and lack of inclusion faced by the performers with disabilities. IAMPWD will address the physical barriers that hinder the performers to work and audition.
ACCESSION #
35299597

 

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