16 07, 2020

Pushing for Conversation

By |2020-07-16T22:07:24+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Diversity, Ethics|0 Comments

Here we are, in the middle of a global pandemic, and at the very beginning of an undoubtedly, justified, powerful racial movement. These times are flooded with varying controversial and uncontroversial emotions by impassioned citizens who some have kept quiet and some have shared.  One of the main conversations of today is deciphering the means [...]

3 07, 2020

Being An Ally For Black Lives, Especially in PR

By |2020-07-03T20:43:04+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: BLM, Diversity, Ethics|0 Comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks (and centuries of racism),  you have seen social media plastered with the Black Lives Matter movement. Long overdue for black voices to be heard and fought for, white people cannot simply stand back and watch. Silence has allowed black lives to be killed [...]

25 06, 2020

A PR Perspective on Pride Month and Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

By |2020-06-25T22:05:29+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Diversity|0 Comments

As June 2020 comes to a close, so does this year’s National Pride Month. Pride Month 2020 has truly been one for the history books. On June 15th, 2020, a Supreme Court ruling declared that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Simply put, gay, bisexual, [...]

7 11, 2019

Diversity in PR

By |2019-11-11T14:35:24+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Diversity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Riley Youngs (@YRileyAnne) Cultural awareness Receiving a negative review or worse creating some type of scandal is not the way to begin a conversation about diversity. Beginning with awareness, take initiative to educate yourself and others about cultural diversity. Social media and the internet, in general, have made it difficult to shelter your awareness. Conversations [...]