2006 Dialogue Event
FACTS & CONVERSATIONS:
PERSPECTIVES ON UNDERAGE DRINKING
Washington, DC (September 5, 2006): The Creative Coalition, together with Heineken USA, hosts a provocative keynote dialogue event, Facts & Conversations: Perspectives on Underage Drinking, which will bring together representatives from the entertainment industry, and the medical, community service and policy fields to explore the issue of underage drinking and practical solutions to attack it.
Invited guests to the Washington, DC event include leaders from the entertainment field, The Hill, and the national and local media.
This event is being held in partnership with Capitol File magazine.
Details for the September 6, 2006 Dialogue Event and Luncheon are as follows:
WHAT: The Creative Coalition and Heineken USA Present
Facts & Conversations: Perspectives on Underage Drinking
Actor Giancarlo Esposito (Ali, Derailed, Last Holiday)
Dr. Karen Soren, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, ColumbiaUniversity Medical Center and Director of Adolescent Health Care, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York – Presbyterian
The Honorable Donna Christian-Christensen (D-Virgin Islands) and Chair of CBC
Health Brain Trust, Member House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services (HHS) and Education
Hill Harper, Actor; (CSI: NY), Author, Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny
Ernie Hudson, Actor; (Miss Congeniality, Oz, Ghostbusters)
Jim Boyde, College Parents of America
Confirmed Co-Hosts Attending: Phylicia Rashad, Cicely Tyson, Chuck D, Robert Townsend, Phillip Bloch, Ernie Hudson, Marsha Thomason, Tamara Tunie
WHEN: Tuesday, September 6, 2006 NOON
WHERE: OYA Restaurant
777 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
The Creative Coalition (www.TCConline.org) 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 and mobilizing its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, arts advocacy, and runaway production. Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.
PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR CREDENTIALED PRESS ONLY. For credentials, please contact Yael Oestreich (212) 614-2527/YOestreich@thecreativecoalition.org. Space is extremely limited.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Yael Oestreich
(212) 614-2527 (310)600-6999
Tamara Moore, Heineken USA
Tel: 914-681-4153 Cell: 917-327-8364