Worthy causes and willing collaborators.
Raising Malawi is dedicated to eliminating the needless pain and suffering endured by Malawi's one-million-plus orphans and vulnerable children. Rather than imposing Western methodologies on a uniquely African culture, RM partners with Malawian community-based organizations to provide food, water, shelter, education and psycho-social support in one of the world's most impoverished nations. Learn more about the forthcoming Raising Malawi Academy For Girls by clicking on the logo.
The Kabbalah Centre is an organization dedicated to disseminating the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah. Its sole purpose is to give people the tools to improve their lives and remove chaos from the world. Directors Rav Berg and his wife Karen follow in the righteous footsteps of Ravs Brandwein and Ashlag in bringing the Light of Kabbalah to all who seek it.
Doollee.com aims to list EVERY play written or produced in English since 1956. It is a remarkably comprehensive online listing of every kind of drama, constantly updated, and I'm happy to be listed there.
The Dramatists Guild Fund is the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. Its mission is to aid and nurture writers for the theatre, to fund non-profit producers, and to heighten awareness, appreciation, and support of theater across the US.
Emerging Artists Theatre provides playwrights with a unique opportunity to collaborate with directors, actors, and designers throughout the development process—from idea to fully realized production. EAT's supportive environment nurtures a close-knit group of artists working toward the common goal of creating dynamic theatre, and its commitment to the development of new works is integral to the cultural enrichment of New York City.
Eclectic Company Theatre is one of Los Angles' most dynamic performance producing organizations. True to their name, ECT presents a wide variety of programming from stand-up comedy and daring new drama to kid's shows and horror-musicals. Plus the much-acclaimed Hurricane Season short play fest. Check out ECT's fearless leader, Kerr Seth Lordygan. He's an actor, director, and the lead singer of LA's greatest Iron Maiden tribute band.
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
ONE is a grassroots campaign and advocacy organization backed by more than 2 million people who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.
The SING Campaign benefits Treatment Action Campaign and other programs in South Africa working to reduce mother-to-child HIV infection rates and educate South Africans about HIV/AIDS.
Spirituality For Kids / Kids Creating Peace provides children with the universal tools to help them make wise choices and realize their potential. Kids learn the lessons of cause and effect, responsibility for their actions and tolerance towards others, helping to end cycles of conflict for themselves and future generations.
Photo credits: Bob Frame, Stephen Covello, Maki Ueno