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July 15, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Labor Solis, Unions Talk Industry Access for the Disabled

Television Academy Diversity Committee hosts Lights! Camera! Access!, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Television Academy Diversity Committee hosted "Lights! Camera! Access!" with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy at Television Academy headquarters, an open dialogue with members of SAG, AFTRA and more, which also commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Representatives of I AM PWD — the Inclusion in the Arts and Media for People with Disabilities campaign of SAG, AFTRA and Actors’ Equity — participated in the talks, including spokepersons CSI's Robert David Hall, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell of Brothers, Tri-Union Performers with Disabilities Committee national chair Anita Hollander and I AM PWD steering committee chair RJ Mitte of Breaking Bad.

SAG president Ken Howard, AFTRA national president Roberta Reardon and Television Academy chair John Schaffner were also present.

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