People For the American Way

People For the American Way Supports the Writers’ and Actors’ Strike    

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2023

Contact: Press Department at People For the American Way

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 2024674999

Washington D.C. – In response to the WGA/SAG-AFTRA strike currently under way, People For the American Way President Svante Myrick released the following statement:

“As an organization founded by the great Norman Lear and one with strong ties to the entertainment industry, People For the American Way stands in solidarity with writers and actors in the ongoing WGA/SAG-AFTRA strike. Respect for the rights of workers is a core value at People For. The creative individuals employed in the entertainment industry, who contribute so much to our culture, deserve a fair living as the industry changes. They have our full support.”

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About People For the American Way

People For the American Way, a national progressive advocacy organization, inspires and mobilizes community and cultural leaders to advance Truth, Justice and the American Way. We convene courageous Americans, produce compelling media and organize campaigns to defend our democracy from authoritarian threats and advance America’s promise that everyone will enjoy freedom, safety and a vote that counts. Learn more: http://www.pfaw.org