Contributor

Beth Broderick

Actress, founding member of MOMENTUM

Beth Broderick is a veteran of stage and screen. Best known for her portrayal of Aunt Zelda in the long running hit TV series “Sabrina the teenage Witch” She has also starred in numerous series such as “Hearts Afire” with John Ritter and “Glory Days” with Brad Pitt. Her film career includes “Bonfire of the Vanities” “Stealing Home” “Psycho Beach Party” and many others.<br /> <br /> Beth has an extensive background in fundraising and community outreach. She is one of the founding members of MOMENTUM a program for persons with AIDS. Begun in 1984 in New York City and only the second AIDS program in existence at the time, Beth produced numerous star-studded benefits and secured funding from a variety of sources. She also spearheaded outreach programs dedicated to increasing awareness of AIDS and support for persons living with the disease. She was also a founding member of the Celebrity Action Council for City Light Women’s Rehabilitation Program in LA and continues to provide resources for the Good Shepherd Home for battered women and children.<br /> <br /> Beth has been an active volunteer and fundraiser for many political campaigns. She worked on behalf of Walter Mondale and was very involved in both Clinton campaigns. Beth was a major fundraiser for the Howard Dean campaign and a member of the Dean’s list. She produced fundraisers at Le Deux Café and the House of Blues which, combined, garnered well over $700,000. She also actively sought contributions for John Kerry and continues to contribute to and organize events for LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Senator Tom Harkin, Senator Russ Feingold, Rep. Sherrod Brown and many others. Beth is a member of the board of directors for the Progressive Majority and has produced numerous house parties and events for that organization including an interactive forum with authors George Lakoff, Thomas Frank and Arianna Huffington. Beth is a mentor/advisor to many youth groups including the Young Progressive Majority and the Hollywood Hill.