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DGF Announces Steven Schwartzberg Grants for Mental Health and Wellness

For so many, the uncertainty and challenges of this year have had a severe impact on not only physical health, but mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn global attention to the importance of mental wellness.  In The Dramatists Guild Foundation's conversations with dramatists during this unprecedented time, they have realized that financial restrictions have made prioritizing mental health and wellness out of reach for many. DGF has...
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Medicare Open Enrollment

Here at the Dramatists Guild, we believe that affordable healthcare should be accessible to everyone, including writers who are freelancers. We encourage those members to utilize Medicare's Open Enrollment period (now through December 15 or January 31, depending upon your state) to find the healthcare plan that best works for you. Our friends over at The Actors Fund are busy dispelling myths...
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DG Legislative Policy Agenda

The Dramatists Guild of America is a national trade association of playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. As such, the Guild is an advocate on behalf of its members on the issues related to their careers as dramatists and, more specifically, in their role as authors of original works of copyrightable expression, created as independent contractors in a free society. The Guild, however, is a non-partisan organization and does not support or make contributions...
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A Letter from The Political Engagement Initiative: Healthcare for Dramatists

Dear Guild members, We are writing to let you know that the Political Engagement Initiative will be undertaking a major effort to increase access to healthcare for dramatists. We wanted to explain why we’ve made this work a priority, to lay out some of the efforts we are planning to make, and to share information with any members who might be in need. As dramatists, most of us are members of the “gig economy,” earning our living in a piecemeal...