• A New Fight for the Open Internet

    With the FCC set to gut its own rules for the Open Internet, the WGAW is ready to fight back.

  • Adam Schiff in the House

    Congressman Adam Schiff visited the Guild to hear from writers and discuss the importance of political participation in these uncertain times. Photo: Dexter Kim

  • An Open Discussion

    FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn led a roundtable discussion with writers about the importance of preserving the Open Internet, preventing further media consolidation and ensuring opportunities for independent and diverse voices.

  • Writer Solidarity

    Writers marched side by side with thousands of other union members at the Los Angeles May Day March.

  • What the Trump Era Means for Writers

    WGAW President Howard Rodman moderated a conversation about the importance of political engagement with Norman Lear, Allison Abner, Shawn Ryan, and John Singleton at a WGAW Town Hall meeting. Photo: Dexter Kim

Welcome to the WGAW Political Department

The WGAW’s Political Department advocates on public policy issues of direct concern to writers and the Guild and also oversees contributions to the WGAW PAC. Our goal is to educate and organize broad support among WGAW members and provide Guild members with access to elected representatives and other government officials.

FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE

Find your congressional district or member

PAC NEWSLETTER

Read the latest news from the WGAW PAC (members only)

VIDEO

Watch WGAW Political-related video on our YouTube channel

What We Do

The WGAW’s Political Department fosters member participation in the political process, including testifying before legislative and regulatory bodies, writing op-eds, blogs, articles and letters to elected officials in order to influence opinion and public policy. Working with coalition partners our goal is to enhance the WGAW’s independent voice on behalf of our writers/members.