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Page 25 of 77 | Spring 2019 | SAG-AFTRA 23 CELEBRATING STONEWALL'S 50th Kicking off the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, SAG-AFTRA sponsored Pride Live's REBEL628 launch of young influencers, who will carry on the fight for LGBTQ equality. SAG-AFTRA Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel Duncan Crabtree-Ireland and National Executive Director David White, both Stonewall Ambassadors, joined members Stevie Mackey, Alexis Zall and James Bland (far right) at The Chapel in West Hollywood on April 9. ADAM SCHULTZ SAG-AFTRA FOUNDATION T he Lambs theatrical and social club is the new naming rights sponsor of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's New York Computer Lab program and facility. The two organizations participated in an official ribbon-cutting ceremony to designate the facility "The Lambs Computer Lab of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation" on April 17. Located at 1900 Broadway, the lab offers the latest in video and audio editing programs, writing software, professional websites and industry trades to SAG-AFTRA performing artists at no cost — allowing union artists to create, edit and submit reels, demos and resumes to projects. SAG-AFTRA New York Local Board member Marc Baron, who has been serving as the "Shepherd of The Lambs" and president of its foundation for seven years, said, "Thanks to the generous bequest of Lamb Scott Glascock, The Lambs Foundation will continue its mission for many years to come. We are particularly pleased to commit to long-term support of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in recognition of the support its computer lab provides members." THE LAMBS, SAG-AFTRA FOUNDATION TEAM UP From left, SAG-AFTRA Director, N.Y. Special Projects and Events Maura Walker; SAG-AFTRA EVP and N.Y. Local President Rebecca Damon; SAG-AFTRA Foundation Treasurer Maureen Donnelly; N.Y. Local Board member and Lambs Shepherd Marc Baron; The Lambs' Peter Kingsley; National and N.Y. Local Board member leslie Shreve; and The Lambs' Sarah Ann Rodgers. DISCUSSING CLEMENCY SAG-AFTRA and The Blackhouse Foundation presented a panel with the cast and filmmakers of Clemency at the annual Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 26. Panelists discussed the making of the film and diversity in the entertainment industry. From left, Clemency director-writer Chionye Chukwu, producer Bronwyn Cornelius, actor Danielle Brooks, producer Julian Cautherley, actors Wendell Pierce, Richard Gunn and Alfre Woodard, SAGindie Executive Director Darrien Michele Gipson and producer Richard Schiff. ALEX GALLIVAN/SAG-AFTRA ICONIC TRIO HONORED From left, actor Samuel L. Jackson, costume designer Ruth E. Carter and director Spike Lee were honored at this year's Icon Mann Honors on Feb. 21 in Beverly Hills. Starting in 1988 on Lee's School Daze, the three have collaborated for over 30 years on more than 15 films. Icon Mann Honors was co-sponsored by SAG-AFTRA. EARL GIBSON III Scene Around

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