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Dec 2016

We’re Hiring!!! Office Administrator (OA)

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Reporting directly to the president, the Office Administrator (OA) will provide high level administrative support to the president and seamless oversight of the organization’s daily operations, including support to financial management, human resources, vendor support, acquisition of equipment, supplies and other resources and services. The OA must be highly collaborative and work closely with team

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22
Dec 2016

The Cause, Case, and Call for Action for Blacks in Philanthropy

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An inequitable distribution of philanthropic resources to Black-led social change organizations over the years has hampered and restrained the growth, capacity and impact of these organizations and the communities that they serve. That concern will be articulated in an impassioned appeal for investments in the infrastructure of Black-led organizations by the Association of Black Foundation

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15
Dec 2016

Second Chances, First Steps, Making Heroes

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This commentary, authored by founder and president Gwen McKinney, originally appeared on the Huffington Post. You can say Susan Burton has 20/20 vision. The lens is tinted in shades of trauma and triumph. It’s been 20 years outside and 20 inside California’s criminal justice system. While the decades between then and now break even, Burton,

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15
Dec 2016

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Weingart Foundation Support Multi-Media Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 14, 2016 Llenda Jackson-Leslie llenda@mckpr.com (202) 833-9771   Few think of women as prisoners and even fewer imagine mothers or grandmothers behind bars.  But the ranks of incarcerated women are expanding. Only Thailand jails more women than the United States. Sixty percent of imprisoned women have children under 18.  Between 1980

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30
Nov 2016

#SocialJusticeChat: Cultural Considerations for the Holidays

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Join us for 2016’s final #SocialJusticeChat on Wednesday, December 7 at 2pm ET! Just in time for the holidays, we’re talking about culture considerations, but here’s a sneak peek of the questions we’ll ask during the Twitter chat. Follow @McKPR for updates and reminders!

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16
Nov 2016

#TipsIn20: 12 Tips to Surviving the Holidays: How NOT to be a Ho, Ho, Ho!

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In this month’s #TipsIn20 webinar, managing director Shannon Mouton Gray offers smart and hilarious tips on how to survive your company’s holiday party. Watch below to learn whether your little black dress is going to be appropriate and why you should NOT hover around the appetizer line.

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11
Nov 2016

Racism Trumps Everything

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This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Latinos didn’t vote their interests. Blacks stayed home. Millennials failed to register. Too many progressives wasted their vote on third-party candidates. And the Obama coalition evaporated. Don’t take the bait for any of these flawed explanations about why Donald Trump scored his stunning upset over Hillary Clinton.

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03
Nov 2016

#SocialJusticeChat November 2 Recap: Brand Lessons Learned from Election Season

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Missed our latest #SocialJusticeChat on Twitter? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a compilation of the tweets from our conversation about brands’ involvement in the election season. We all agreed Skittles won the day, but other brands included in the conversation include Ben & Jerry’s, AT&T, Chick-fil-A and Doritos. Top participants: @abrothanamedCed @StylishMarketer @Tinu @grlnxtdoorisblk  

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26
Oct 2016

#TipsIn20: 7 Tips to Becoming the Marketer You Want to Be

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On this’s month’s #TipsIn20 webinar, managing director Shannon Mouton Gray provides seven tips to entrepreneurs and organizations to become better marketers. Tune in to learn how to balance your customers’ and clients’ varying objectives and developing strategies to achieve those objectives.

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21
Oct 2016

The Sweet Sciences: Boxing & Communications

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Before I left Detroit for graduate school in Syracuse University I took the opportunity to work with a professional trainer for over a year. During that time I learned the sport of boxing, which is a great way to get in shape thanks to the levels of cardio involved. Most people see boxing as a brute

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