of community involvement and support by Local One is both rich and
diverse.Many organizations in the
theatre district itself and throughout the jurisdiction are strongly supported
by Local One.
The Actors Fund, which provides social services for
all those in the entertainment industry, has partnered with Local One in terms
of services for the membership and their families and, in return, Local One
supports The Actors Fund throughout
the year. President James J. Claffey,
Jr. is the first Local One President to sit on The Actors Fund Board of Trustees and Recording-Corresponding
Secretary Robert C. Score serves on The
Actors Fund National Board of Advisors and the newly formed Senior Needs
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, recognized as an international
leader in the fight against AIDS, is also strongly supported throughout the
year by Local One in many ways.
Recording-Corresponding Secretary Robert C. Score proudly serves as a
member of their Board of Trustees.
St. Malachy’s Church, also known as The Actors Chapel and
The Actors Temple are both located
in the heart of the theatre district and receive year-round support from Local
neighborhood social service organizations and community groups that Local One
supports include The Fountain House, an
exceptional organization helping those in need of mental health issues, Encore Community Services, another
exceptional organization helping seniors throughout New York City, and Samaritan
Village, a much needed organization helping United States military veterans
who have proudly served their country. Local One also supports the Professional Performing High School, the
local New York City Public High School School.
to the already mentioned neighborhood organizations, Local One supports Yonkers Partners in Education, The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island,
The Kristen Ann
Carr Foundation for Cancer Research, The
Medicare Rights Center, The Muscular
Dystrophy Foundation, Career
Transition for Dancers, The Angel
Guardians for the Elderly and The Joe
Torre Safe At Home Foundation among many others.
proudly upholds the labor movement’s commitment to the social fabric of our
community, our neighbors and our families.
It is a tradition that goes back 125 years since our founding and will
surely continue into the future to fill whatever voids exist and to help be the
safety net for all those in need.