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Stars from “Young Sheldon,” “Barry,” “Abbott Elementary,” and more to meet with members of Congress and Biden Administration to urge critical support for arts funding

Industry leaders come together at #RightToBearArts, featuring special performance by KT Tunstall

April 27, 2022 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – This Friday, The Creative Coalition will lead a Hollywood delegation to Capitol Hill for meetings with members of Congress and Biden Administration officials about the critical importance of federal funding for the arts. The day of advocacy will culminate with TCC’s annual #RightToBearArts Gala Dinner, taking place at YOTEL Washington DC with dinner served by the hotel’s Art and Soul restaurant and featuring a special performance by Grammy Award-nominated Singer/Songwriter KT Tunstall. For ticketing and sponsorship information, please CLICK HERE.

Delegation members include: Iain Armitage (“Young Sheldon”); Justin Bartha (“The Hangover,” “National Treasure”); Anthony Carrigan (“Barry”); Grammy Award-winning Musical Artist Julian Casablancas (The Strokes); Jason Isaacs (“Good Sam”); Caity Lotz (“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”); Kyla Pratt (“Call Me Kat,” “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”); Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Abbott Elementary”); Grammy Award-nominated Singer/Songwriter KT Tunstall (“Suddenly I See,” “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree”); Mario Van Peebles (“A Million Little Things”); and BD Wong (“Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens”). The #RightToBearArts delegation will be headed by The Creative Coalition President, actor Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), and the organization’s CEO Robin Bronk.

“The arts reflect who we are as Americans,” said The Creative Coalition President, actor Tim Daly. “It’s absolutely paramount that Congress continues to fund the National Endowment for the Arts and supports one of the nation’s most critical sectors. We look forward to once again meeting with lawmakers to urge their support for the arts, the very bedrock of American culture.”

“The arts have an enormous impact on all of our lives and significantly contribute to our economy,” said The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk. “Our annual delegation to Capitol Hill protects every American’s #RightToBearArts.”

Celebrity guests and industry leaders will be staying at YOTEL Washington DC, Capitol Hill’s newest hotel featuring the latest in modern technology and design. To ensure the safety of guests and lawmakers, all participants will undergo COVID testing throughout the day, courtesy of Viral Concierge.

The Creative Coalition has a long history of bringing the most significant leaders in the entertainment industry to participate in its distinguished #RightToBearArts Day delegations. Past delegates include Elizabeth Banks, Sharon Stone, Spike Lee, Barry Levinson, Emily Ratajkowski, Johnny Galecki, Patricia Arquette, Nina Dobrev, Alec Baldwin, Gabourey Sidibe, Troian Bellisario, Alfre Woodard, Josh Radnor, Rosario Dawson, John Leguizamo, Marlon Wayans, Tracy Morgan, Christina Hendricks, Keegan Michael-Key, Marisa Tomei, Anne Hathaway, Josh Gad, and David Schwimmer, among others.

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About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the entertainment industry dedicated to using the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s president. www.TheCreativeCoalition.org.

About Viral Concierge
Viral Concierge is a premier health and safety company that provides a science based, holistic and comprehensive solution to workforce population health, created to service the need of Covid testing and Covid compliance. www.viralconcierge.com.

About YOTEL Washington DC
Unique to Capitol Hill, with a location closer than any other hotel to the Capitol Building, YOTEL Washington DC puts guests just steps away from Washington D.C.’s most important attractions. Featuring the latest in modern hospitality from the UK-based hospitality brand, YOTEL Washington DC offers guests signature technology and adaptable design amenities, including smart rooms and stunning multifunctional public spaces. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, Art and Soul, and Deck 11 rooftop lounge are driven by the talented Chef Danny Chavez. www.yotel.com

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