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Women in Film Launching Sexual Harassment Help Line, Legal Aid Service

November 10, 2017Media Mention
Variety

UPDATED: Citing Hollywood’s growing sexual abuse scandal, Women in Film is starting a sexual harassment help line, launching on Dec. 1, and a pro-bono legal aid service.

The help line — (323) 545-0333 — is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. After-hours calls will be returned during business hours.

Founding partner WME has provided seed funding to build and staff the help line. Women in Film said Friday that its Sexual Harassment Help Line and Pro-Bono legal aid panel will be integrated programs to refer men and women in need of assistance to other survivors, designated mental health counselors, law enforcement professionals, and civil and criminal lawyers and litigators. The help line will also serve as a crisis center and centralized information source.

Bonnie Eskenazi, a partner at Greenberg Glusker, is assembling the panel of attorneys, including employment, labor, contractual, and civil rights professionals.

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