The move marks Equity’s first endorsement for political candidate in the state of Maine.
The effort comes at a time when small community theatres are struggling in the aftermath of the pandemic.
Westphal, a former Equity councilor and staff member, passed away in February 2022.
"We will lend our voice to the important work already underway to protect abortion access"
Equity’s public policy priorities include defending and protecting the right to collectively bargain, a prevailing wage in the arts, racial justice and more.
“Senator Schumer has been a critical ally during the pandemic," AEA shared.
The move marks Equity's first endorsement for a candidate for governor of New York.
"We need the government to recognize that healthcare is a human right. We once again urge Congress to take this matter seriously."
All proposals are due by June 30, 2022.
The leaked SCOTUS decision would prove catastrophic for workers.
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