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Thriving in Arts and Entertainment in NYC

Published October 20, 2017   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in New York Area

The Arts & Entertainment Worker Resource Center, in partnership with the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and The Worker Institute at Cornell, is pleased to present a 3-seminar series:  Thriving in Arts and Entertainment in NYC.

These seminars will provide crucial information for early career artists, entertainers, and cultural workers about resources to help them survive & thrive in NYC, including healthcare and housing, fiscal sponsorship and funding opportunities, as well as their rights as workers.  We hope you will forward the attached invitation to any members of your community who might be interested in joining us for one, two, or all three of our free seminars.  Presenters will include:

*             NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
*             The Actors Fund - for Everyone in Entertainment
*             NYS Department of Labor
*             Fractured Atlas
*             NY Foundation for the Arts - NYFA
*             NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
*             Mayor's Office of Labor Protections & Standards
*             Creative Capital
*             The Worker Institute at Cornell, ILR School, Cornell University
*             A&E unions and arts advocacy groups

All three seminars will be hosted by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs at 31 Chambers Street, Room 209, New York NY 10007 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

RSVP for one or more seminars: RSVP is required. Space is limited.

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Access & Inclusion:
31 Chambers Street has an accessible entrance on Reade Street, between Elk and Centre Streets; there is elevator access to the meeting & to accessible restrooms.  We encourage all persons with disabilities - workers, artists, residents, members of the cultural community - to attend.  To request additional information regarding accessibility or accommodations at the event, please contact Sara Cobb at: / (212) 513-9376.

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