In the wake of the George Floyd killing and the rise of #BlackLivesMatter, numerous companies issued statements supporting Black and Brown communities. Unless these statements are matched with internal communication and action, they risk doing harm to employees, argues Tamon Geroge, co-founder & CEO of Creative Theory Agency. He offers tactics for such action.
Diversity & Inclusion
Organizations, large and small, can work to better understand and improve their D&I practices and seek change. Communicators can lead in these efforts, the co-chairs of PRSA’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee argue in this essay that honors Global Diversity Awareness Month.
It is important to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, but it’s also imperative to look beyond that toward the work needed to include all parts of the Latinx community, including Afro-Latinos. Here are some ways PR pros and their organizations can increase inclusion.
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct.15), we asked Yesenia Reinoso, a 2020 “15 Under 35” honoree (PRSA-NY), to offer tips for communicating with the Hispanic market. As is the case in other markets, authenticity is one of the most important characteristics to ensure your brand bonds with Hispanic consumers.
Christopher Columbus could use a new PR campaign. Brands and organizations seem to be acknowledging this trend and embracing Indigenous Peoples’ Day to honor tribes that populated the frontier of America. We look at several campaigns acknowledging the holiday(s) today.
It’s not news that 2020 seems destined for the history books. A global pandemic, protests against systemic racism and a critical election are some of reasons consumers insist brands take stands. Ben & Jerry’s and… Continued
The Kapor Center wants the tech sector to reflect the diversity of the country. It’s betting that when that happens, tech will help the fight against structural racism. We asked its new communication and marketing chief how it plans to get there.
Ahead of this year’s Social Shake-Up virtual social media conference, we spoke to #SSU2020 speaker Alanna Bass of Okayplayer. Whether you are trying to communicate with a diverse audience or jump into a trending conversation, Bass says to keep these things in mind in tumultuous 2020 and beyond.
The U.S. Census Bureau says the country’s Hispanic population reached 60.6 million in 2019, or 18 percent of the overall U.S. population. In addition, Latinos account for 52 percent of U.S. population growth during the past 10 years and have more than $1.5 trillion in annual buying power, according to Nielsen. With those kinds of numbers, Hispanic Heritage Month definitely is an occasion to be acknowledged and celebrated.
[VIDEO] PRNEWS Talks to Marissa Nance, founder of Native Tongue Communications, About Multicultural PRSeptember 16th, 2020 by Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS welcomed Marissa Nance, founder of multicultural agency Native Tongue Communications and OMD veteran, to speak about comms during Hispanic Heritage Month and multicultural communications strategy.