William Baldwin, Marlee Matlin, Hector Elizondo, Sharon Lawrence, Ron Reagan, Harry Shearer to Lead Capitol Hill Delegation

Entertainers Unite For Arts Advocacy Day

William Baldwin, Marlee Matlin, Hector Elizondo, Sharon Lawrence, Ron Reagan, Harry Shearer to Lead Capitol Hill Delegation

Washington DC (March 20, 2001) – Actor and President of The Creative Coalition William Baldwin is leading a delegation of his peers to Capitol Hill to draw attention to the critical need for federally funded arts and arts education programs. Kicking off The Creative Coalition’s activities will be a panel discussion, “It Starts With the Arts” moderated by actor/writer/producer Harry Shearer. Details are as follows:

WHO:
William Baldwin; Marlee Matlin; Hector Elizondo; Sharon Lawrence; Ron Reagan; Harry Shearer; Lawrence Bender (producer, The Mexican, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction); Lisa Birnbach (author)

WHAT:
Arts Advocacy Day Delegation and Panel

WHERE:
Cannon Caucus Room
Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C.

WHEN:
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Tuesday, March 20th, 2001

Photo and interview ops available throughout the day. For press credentials and scheduling, please contact: Lisa Bytner at (212) 650-9442.

ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION
The Creative Coalition is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance, primarily the First Amendment, arts advocacy, campaign finance reform and public education. Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.

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Press Release:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Lisa Bytner
(212)650-9442

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