• Take two minutes: urge your Senator to co-sponsor CREATE Act

    by  • November 30, 2016 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Help advance the CREATE Act (S. 2948). Click below to take just two minutes to urge your Senator to co-sponsor this important legislation.

    Urge your Senator to co-sponsor the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act:
    https://www.votervoice.net/BroadcastLinks/jeSifBo4Q7ojKiaiB-hO_Q

    Of importance to note is that this legislation covers some key points in MALC’s recently published Labor Policy paper. Urge your Senators to co-sponsor the CREATE Act now.

    See more detail from the “Arts Action Alert” by Americans for the Arts:

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    On Arts Advocacy Day this past March, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) announced new legislation to strengthen the creative economy.

    Entitled the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act (S.2648), the bill aims to better support our nation’s creative economy and the artist entrepreneur!

    We need you to help advance the CREATE Act! This week is the beginning of a “lame-duck” legislative session and is a key time to reach your Senators’ staff members to ask your Senator add their name as a cosponsor to the CREATE Act. Take two minutes now to urge your Senator to cosponsor this legislation.

    To learn more about the bill and its provisions, check out our CREATE Act website for more information, the complete bill text, and a webinar featuring Sen. Tom Udall’s office and Americans for the Arts President & CEO Bob Lynch.

    P.S. Have you taken two minutes to fill out our quick 11-question survey yet? Your responses will help us better serve you and your interests as an arts advocate.

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    The goal of the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is to ensure that Massachusetts artists of all disciplines have a voice in public dialogs, decisions, and key public policy initiatives that impact the artists community and the creative economy. MALC works to ensure that artists have a permanent place at the policy making table.