The Creative Coalition and Join Forces to Promote National Dialogue

Partnership Kicks off at’s New York Fashion Week Runway Show

New York, NY (September 9, 2010) – The Creative Coalition, the leading non-profit, non-partisan, social and public advocacy of the arts and entertainment communities announces its partnership with, the premiere online destination for curvy women.  The innovative partnership brings together leaders from fashion, media, arts, and entertainment to spur a broader national dialogue around the issues of tolerance, prejudice and perception.

Robin Bronk, CEO of The Creative Coalition said, “We are aligned with in championing the need for a greater understanding and discourse to explore these issues that need to be on the forefront of the national agenda — recognizing that all citizens will benefit from seeing healthy and positive messages about girls and women.  This partnership is a shining example of a company that believes in the investment of doing well by doing good.”

Stephanie Sobel, President of Group said, “We are thrilled to partner with The Creative Coalition and hope to further educate the world surrounding the acceptance and validation of all women.  The Creative Coalition harnesses the power and platform of the most significant influencers, and we are honored to be working with them on this groundbreaking initiative.”

Throughout this alliance, the organizations will produce relevant programs and events to validate, inspire and empower all consumers.

Next week, on September 15th, hosts the first plus-size runway show, “Belle Epoque.” Special guests include The Creative Coalition’s Nikki Blonsky (“Huge,”Hairspray), Richard Schiff (Solitary ManRay, “The West Wing”), KayCee Stroh (High School Musical), Whitney Thompson (“America’s Next Top Model”), and others TBA.  Fashion influencers such as celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch also will be in attendance.  The show features plus-size models Lizzie Miller and Tocarra Jones who will go down the runway in trend-driven styles from

The Creative Coalition is the premiere 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 and mobilizing its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, and arts advocacy, and is headquartered in New York City.

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