Los Angeles – From the Writers Guild of America West Board of Directors:
“The attached letter was written by the Co-chairs of the WGAW’s Committee of Black Writers. Though it is a first for the Guild to release a letter from one of our committees, the Board of Directors felt strongly that we wanted to amplify their message.”
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) is a labor union representing writers of motion pictures, television, radio, and Internet programming, including news and documentaries. Founded in 1933, the Guild negotiates and administers contracts that protect the creative and economic rights of its members. It is involved in a wide range of programs that advance the interests of writers, and is active in public policy and legislative matters on the local, national, and international levels. For more information on the WGAW, please visit: www.wga.org.