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IATSE Union launches mutual aid effort,

Monday, March 30, 2020

New York, NY — IATSE launched its mutual aid program, dubbed Coronavirus Active Response and Engagement Service (C.A.R.E.S.) on Saturday. Through a new website, the program facilitates volunteer deliveries for at-risk members, as well as a system for volunteers to intermittently check in with other members by phone.

“We’ve had over 1,000 members already commit to volunteering just days after the launch of the website,” said IATSE Director of Communications Jonas Loeb. He added that C.A.R.E.S. is part of a larger campaign to organize mutual aid efforts both inside and outside of the union.

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Jonas Loeb
IATSE, Director of Communications