Summer 1994 New York members work in close cooperation with the NRDC to convince New York City to reject purchases of diesel buses in favor of natural gas technology.
May 17, 1994
May 17, 1994 A Gala benefit fundraiser is held at The Plaza in New York City, honoring Michael Fuchs and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for their community involvement.
April-June 1994 Members Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara do radio and TV spots on health care reform. They present an opposing the “Harry and Louise” ads sponsored by the insurance industry.
April 28, 1994
April 28, 1994 A special screening of the HBO film “The Kevin Tunell Story” is held at LaGuardia High School in New York City. The topic of the film is drunk driving.
April 21, 1994
April 21, 1994 A special screening of the HBO film “The Katie Koestner Story” is held at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. The topic of the film is date rape.
April 18, 1994
April 18, 1994 A discussion program titled “Theater for Community” is held in New York City. The program features American theatre artists Robbie McCauley and Jeannie Hutchins, Czech novelist and playwrights Jiri Stransky, John Erwin and Mitchell Chanelis. The panel discusses the ways in which theater can help build civil societies and reduce ethnic tensions.
April 12, 1994
April 12, 1994 The organization acts as a co-sponsor of Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.
April 8, 1994
April 8, 1994 Alec Baldwin debates Pat Buchanan and Rep. Dornan on CNN’s Crossfire. The topic of the debate is funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.
March 15, 1994
March 15, 1994 A VIP cocktail reception is held at the apartment of member Marlo Thomas to kick off the fundraising campaign for the Gala benefit in May.
March 1, 1994
March 1, 1994 New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi gives a briefing at the Broadway Museum Café.