Entertainment Leaders Head for the Hill to Rally Support for the Arts

Entertainment Leaders Head for the Hill

to Rally Support for the Arts

Sean Astin, Catherine Dent, Tony Goldwyn, and Joe Pantoliano are among the famous faces leading The Creative Coalition’s Capitol Hill Delegation for Arts Advocacy Day 2004.

Washington, DC (March 31, 2004) An army of celebrity activists from The Creative Coalition is heading to Capitol Hill to ensure that the arts are a top priority for this year’s issue agenda and to draw attention to the critical need for federally funded arts programs in schools for students of every age.

WHO:                         Sean Astin
Phillip Bloch
Gabrielle Carteris
Catherine Dent
Giancarlo  Esposito
Tony Goldwyn
Michele Lee
Patty Duke Pearce
Ron Reagan

WHAT:               The Creative Coalition Arts Advocacy Day Delegation

WHEN:               Wednesday, March 31st, 2004

PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE THOUGHOUT THE DAY. For press credentials and scheduling, please contact Briana Haas (917) 373-0560 or Rachael Lille (202) 778-1096.

The Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoaliton.org) 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, 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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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  Contact:  Briana Haas (917) 373-0560