The Creative Coalition Names Chairs for 2008 Political Conventions at Summer Celebration

Los Angeles, CA (August 13, 2007) – The Creative Coalition (TCC) will officially announce its Chairs to the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions at an event in Los Angeles on August 14.   Actors Tim Daly and Kerry Washingtonand writer/director Sue Kramer will lead TCC’s Convention efforts designed to bring issues of importance to the forefront of the presidential campaign.  Mr. Daly and Ms. Washington will serve as hosts of the event at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

As the nonprofit, nonpartisan public advocacy arm of the arts and entertainment industry, The Creative Coalition works to mobilize and educate the arts community on issues of national importance with special focus on First Amendment rights, public education, media literacy and arts advocacy.

DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

WHAT: Celebration featuring The Creative Coalition 2008 Convention chairs hosted by Los Angeles Confidential Magazine and the Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows.

WHO: The Creative Coalition members and 2008 Convention chairs and actors Tim Daly (Private PracticeThe Sopranos )Kerry Washington (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, I Think I Love My Wife, The Last King of Scotland, Mr. & Mrs. Smith), and writer/director Sue Kramer (Gray Matters).

WHERE: Bar Nineteen12

The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows

9641 Sunset Boulevard

Beverly Hills, CA

WHEN: Tuesday, August 14, 2007, 7:00 p.m.

About The Creative Coalition(www.thecreativecoalition.org)
The Creative Coalition is the leading 501(c)(3) 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, public education and arts advocacy.  Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.  For more information, please visit www.thecreativecoalition.org

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CONTACT:

Ken Ericson, 202.466.1396, ken@westinrinehart.com

Sonja Olson, 202.466.3050, sonja@westinrinehart.com

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