The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia

The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia Dec 3, 2021

The Elders today urged African leaders to intervene to stop the conflict in Ethiopia escalating into a regional crisis and an even worse humanitarian disaster. More
Rod Stewart To Headline Nordoff Robbins Carol Service

Rod Stewart To Headline Nordoff Robbins Carol Service Dec 1, 2021

Taking place at 7pm on Tuesday 14th Dec 2021 at St Luke’s Church, Chelsea, the welcome return of the Nordoff Robbins Carol Service showcases a star-studded line up including Sir Rod Stewart – one of the most important and best-selling artists of all time, the magnetic Irish singer-songwriter Imelda May and chart-topping saxophonist and presenter Jess Gillam. More
The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26

The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26 Nov 22, 2021

Following the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow, The Elders express their deep disappointment that world leaders have not yet had the courage to head off the worst impacts of the climate crisis. More
AARP Announces Michael J. Fox to Receive Honorary Purpose Prize

AARP Announces Michael J. Fox to Receive Honorary Purpose Prize Oct 12, 2021

AARP has announced its 2022 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients and fellows, the only national award that celebrates people 50-plus who use their knowledge and life experience to solve challenging social problems. More
Farm Aid 2021 To Air On Circle Network, SiriusXM And FarmAid.org

Farm Aid 2021 To Air On Circle Network, SiriusXM And FarmAid.org Sep 14, 2021

Farm Aid announced today that its music, food and farm festival will be broadcast live on Circle Network, SiriusXM and FarmAid.org. More
Stars In The House To Host Live In-Person Show Benefiting The Actors Fund

Stars In The House To Host Live In-Person Show Benefiting The Actors Fund Aug 17, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that their live and in person Stars in the House at The Town Hall will be rescheduled to Monday, October 25th at 8:00 PM, consistent with Theatre Authority guidelines. More
The Elders Urge Leaders to Act on Climate as IPCC Assessment Lays Bare Unprecedented Crisis

The Elders Urge Leaders to Act on Climate as IPCC Assessment Lays Bare Unprecedented Crisis Aug 11, 2021

Responding to the new report from the world’s foremost scientific authority on climate change – the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders said: More
Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Returns Live To Connecticut

Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Returns Live To Connecticut Jul 27, 2021

Farm Aid's annual festival — a full day of music, family farmers, HOMEGROWN food and a HOMEGROWN Village with agrarian experiences — is returning to Hartford, Connecticut, this year live and in-person on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Xfinity Theatre. More
Stars In The House To Celebrate $1 MILLION Raised for The Actors Fund With Live IN-PERSON Show

Stars In The House To Celebrate $1 MILLION Raised for The Actors Fund With Live IN-PERSON Show Jun 25, 2021

There’s no business like show business, and if anyone has proven that over the past 16 months, it is “Stars In The House” co-hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley! More
The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia

The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia Jun 15, 2021

The Elders today called on the UN Security Council and the African Union to take urgent steps to address the unfolding humanitarian and human rights crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia, which poses a clear threat to regional peace and security in the Horn of Africa. More
The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure

The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure Jun 2, 2021

The Elders today called on the international community to intensify pressure on the military leadership in Myanmar to prevent the country descending into endemic violence and state failure. More
UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders

UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders Mar 17, 2021

Following the release by the UK government of its Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders said: More
Surprises Ahead For Stars In The House Anniversary Week

Surprises Ahead For Stars In The House Anniversary Week Mar 15, 2021

On March 16, 2020, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley launched “Stars In The House” in response to what they knew would be an immediate need for funds in light of the Broadway shutdown. More
The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate

The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate Mar 4, 2021

The Elders have voiced grave concern about the lack of ambition from many world leaders, as the UN reports back on carbon commitments ahead of the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow this November. More
George Clooney to Receive Movies for Grownups Awards Career Achievement Honor

George Clooney to Receive Movies for Grownups Awards Career Achievement Honor Feb 2, 2021

AARP The Magazine announced today that George Clooney will receive its annual Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. More
The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty

The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty Jan 28, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the agreement by US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) for five years. More
The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast

The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast Jan 25, 2021

The Elders explore hope, leadership and the COVID-19 recovery in a new series of the Finding Humanity podcast. More
The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat

The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat Jan 22, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the decisions by newly-inaugurated US President Joe Biden to rejoin the Paris Agreement on climate change and cease the process of withdrawal from the World Health Organization. More
The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists

The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists Jan 18, 2021

The Elders today expressed concern that the severe famine and humanitarian crisis in Yemen will be worsened by the US Government’s designation of one of the parties in the conflict as terrorists. More
Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19

Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19 Dec 16, 2020

The Elders this week launched a new report, “Building Back Better for Universal Health”, setting out three key pillars to inform the leadership needed from governments and policymakers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at a national and global level: More
David Lynch To Launch "MEDITATE AMERICA" On December 3

David Lynch To Launch "MEDITATE AMERICA" On December 3 Nov 27, 2020

The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) will host a live, virtual benefit concert on Thursday, December 3 featuring headliners including Graham Nash, Elvis Costello, Katy Perry, Hugh Jackman, and Kesha. More
The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges

The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges Nov 10, 2020

The Elders congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election victory. More
Norah Jones Joins Farm Aid 2020 On The Road Lineup

Norah Jones Joins Farm Aid 2020 On The Road Lineup Sep 23, 2020

Nine-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will support Farm Aid during its annual music festival on Saturday, September 26, the organization announced today. More
Farm Aid To Host 35th Anniversary Virtual Festival

Farm Aid To Host 35th Anniversary Virtual Festival Sep 7, 2020

Farm Aid announced today that the organization will mark its 35th anniversary with a virtual at-home festival experience. More
Kerry Washington and the Cast of Scandal to Reunite on Stars In The House

Kerry Washington and the Cast of Scandal to Reunite on Stars In The House Jul 28, 2020

Gladiators, it’s time to break out the white hats! Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of “Scandal” will reunite for a very special episode of “Stars In The House” which will livestream on PEOPLE’s social platforms Wednesday, July 29 at 8pm ET. More
New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups

New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups Jul 22, 2020

On the heels of Mandela Day, global leaders and civil society groups are proud to launch the COVID-19 Grassroots Justice Fund to help marginalised and oppressed communities protect their rights during the pandemic and ensure equitable recovery. More
30 Rock Cast Reunites on Stars In The House

30 Rock Cast Reunites on Stars In The House Jul 20, 2020

The cast of “30 Rock” – Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Scott Adsit, Maulik Pancholy, Keith Powell, and Jeff Richmond – joined Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley on “Stars In The House!” More
Ben Stiller To Share Family Memories And Behind-The-Scenes Stories On Stars In The House

Ben Stiller To Share Family Memories And Behind-The-Scenes Stories On Stars In The House Jul 6, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley have announced that Ben Stiller will join them LIVE for a very special edition of “Stars In The House,” streaming Tuesday, July 7th at 8 PM ET on the Stars In The House YouTube channel and on starsinthehouse.com. More
The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19

The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19 Jul 1, 2020

The Elders today called on world leaders to recommit to the values of the UN Charter and strengthen the effectiveness of the multilateral system as the best way of overcoming existential threats like pandemics, climate change and nuclear proliferation. More
More Stars Join Concert for Love & Acceptance

More Stars Join Concert for Love & Acceptance Jun 15, 2020

The Academy of Country Music’s charitable arm ACM Lifting Lives, CMT, GLAAD, and country music star and philanthropist Ty Herndon today announced new appearances and performances for the upcoming 2020 Concert for Love and Acceptance, set to take place as an online event amid the ongoing COVID19 crisis. More