MFM endorses “FREELANCERS TO COUNCIL: MAKE DEADBEAT COMPANIES PAY”

NYC Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs Holds Hearing on Freelance Isn’t Free Act; Graphic Artists, Writers, Domestic Workers and more Rally at City Hall in Support of Bill 1.3 Million Freelancers in NYC; Average Lost to Nonpayment Epidemic: $5,968 / year WHAT: At press conference before NYC Council’s Consumer Affairs Committee hearing, gig workers rally behind bill…

This Month’s Open MFM Meeting

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Location: CA Music Room, 218 E. 25th Street (btw 3rd and 2nd Avenues), 1st fl., New York, NY 10010 Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm This month’s open MFM meeting will be hosted by president and musician Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi. This meeting will continue the discussion from the last meeting in January. Sohrab will…

Two days of advocating @ APAP

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi Thursday, December 14th and Friday, December 15th, I attended the APAP’s WAVELENGTH world music pre-conference at the Hilton Hotel and made a short visit to the JazzConnect conference at Saint Peter’s Church in Manhattan. During the two days I distributed the MFM open meeting fliers at both locations and encouraged…

Announcement – MFM 1st Open Meeting!

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Location: CA Music Room, 218 E. 25th Street (btw 3rd and 2nd Avenues), New York, NY 10010 Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm The first open MFM meeting will be hosted by president and musician Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and attended by some of the board members. The purpose of this meeting is to let musicians know…

MFM’s president Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi attending 15th annual Future of Music Policy Summit

MFM’s president Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi will be attending the Future of Music Coalition’s 15th Future of Music Policy Summit at Georgetown University in DC, October 26 and October 27, 2015 – 6:00pm. This will be his 2nd time. (Get full details including schedule and registration information at http://musicpolicysummit.org.) During the two days he’s going to promote MFM at panel…