Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $76,521
86%  
Woo hoo!!! And now less than $11.5k to go!! Less than $2.7k to the yellow!! Go, FReepers, GO!!

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  • Anita Hill to Lead Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

    12/15/2017 8:28:20 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 15, 2017 | Cara Buckley
    A commission headed by Anita Hill and composed of and funded by some of the most powerful names in Hollywood has been created to tackle widespread sexual abuse and harassment in the media and entertainment industries. Called the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace, the initiative was spearheaded by Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm; Maria Eitel, the co-chair of the Nike Foundation; the powerhouse attorney Nina Shaw; and Freada Kapor Klein, the venture capitalist who helped pioneer surveys on sexual harassment decades ago. The commission’s mission, according to a news release, is to “tackle the...
  • George Clooney's Obama Fundraiser Uses Star Power With A Twist

    05/09/2012 8:42:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 7 replies
    LATimes ^ | May 10, 2012 | Rebecca Keegan
    George Clooney's Obama Fundraiser Uses Star Power With A Twist Clooney's Obama fundraiser is expected to raise $15 million, mostly from general public donations for a chance to attend. It comes as fundraising changes. President Barack Obama talks with actor George Clooney outside the Oval Office in 2010. (Pete Souza, The White House / October 12, 2010) By Rebecca Keegan May 10, 2012 As political fundraisers go, it's set to be an "Avengers"-sized blockbuster: One hundred and fifty wealthy Democrats will dine with President Obama at George Clooney's Studio City home Thursday night, at a party that organizers expect to...