SAG, AFTRA, Equity assign diversity kudos

Honorees to be awarded at Aug. 23 ceremony

Actors’ Equity Assn., SAG and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have picked the recipients of their Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity kudo.

The three unions’ Equal Employment Opportunity Committees have selected CCH Pounder as the Tri-Union honoree for her work in HIV/AIDS awareness in South Africa. Additionally, “Harold and Kumar’s” Kal Penn is the SAG honoree, the Deaf West Theatre Company is the Equity honoree and “Living Single” producer Yvette Lee Bowser is the AFTRA honoree.

The kudos will be presented on Aug. 23 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Previous kudo recipients include George Takei and Raven-Symone.

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