1989

November 12, 1989

November 12, 1989 The Hollywood Women’s Political Committee invites co-founder Ron Silver to speak on behalf of the entertainment community at a pro-choice march in Washington, D.C.

November 3, 1989

November 3, 1989 Members Susan Sarandon and Armand Assante appear on The Eleventh Hour. They discuss homelessness and the Housing Now! march in Washington, D.C.

October 25, 1989

October 25, 1989 8 days before the New York City mayoral election, David N. Dinkins and Rudy Giuliani address a membership meeting at Sardi’s.

October 1989

October 1989 TCC emcees fundraiser for Andrew Cuomo’s H.E.L.P. Member Elvera Vilson contributes her graphic talents to brochures describing Greyston Inn.

October 7, 1989

October 7, 1989 The Creative Coalition marches in Washington, D.C. for “Housing Now!” Members Gary Springer and Nina Streich coordinate effort.

September 27, 1989

September 27, 1989 The membership declares themselves “pro-choice” by unanimous vote at Sardi’s membership meeting. Members meet at Sardi’s and vote to support homelessness as a TCC issue, and to participate in October 7th, “Housing Now!” march in Washington, D.C. … More

July 1989

July 1989  Member Dan Greenburg contributes his advertising writing skills to People for the American Way.

June 19, 1989

June 19, 1989 Meeting on Voter Registration. Speakers: Arthur Kropp, President, People for the American Way; and Dr. Carolyn Goodman, mother of Andrew Goodman, one of 3 civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi.

May 1, 1989

May 1, 1989  The Creative Coalition is formed! A kickoff meeting is held at Sardi’s to invite arts and entertainment industry professionals to join – Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund is the speaker.