1991

August 9, 1991

August 9, 1991 A membership meeting is held in New York on “RU-486.” Speakers are: Mark Green, New York City Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, and Dr. Beverly Winikoff, Sr. Medical Associate of The Population Counsel.

July 17, 1991

July 17, 1991 Member Stockard Channing participates with Gloria Steinem in a press conference to protect the Title X “gag rule.”

June 27, 1991

June 27, 1991 The Homelessness Committee holds a meeting in New York with Marc Altheim, the Vice President of HELP. HBO representatives speak about the upcoming Comic Relief telethon

June 6, 1991

June 6, 1991 Co-founder Ron Silver meets with a coalition of groups supporting single payer health care reform in Washington, D.C. and then speaks on health care before a “Jobs for Justice” rally at the Department of Health and Human … More

June 5, 1991

June 5, 1991 Co-founder Ron Silver is the master of ceremonies at United Senior Action Day in Washington, D.C.

May 15, 1991

May 15, 1991 A meeting is held in California to listen to Bob Brandon, Director of Citizen Action, speak on campaign finance reform issues.

May 13, 1991

May 13, 1991 A membership meeting is held in New York on the U.S. health care crisis. Speakers are: Senator Kennedy (D-MA); Congresswoman Russo (D-IL); Joseph Califano, Dewey Ballantine, and Geri Palest, Service Employees Union, AFL-CIO.

May 1991

May 1991 Co-founder Ron Silver is the spokesman for a public service announcement benefiting the Legal Aid Society.

May 1991

May 1991 Members Christopher Reeve, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara record radio public service announcements to be used in the event that funds for the New York City recycling program are once again challenged. Members Blythe Danner and Susan Sarandon … More

May 1991

May 1991 The Campaign Finance Committee meets with Edward Fitts of the National Association of Broadcasters.