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Does O’Reilly Factor into Diversity in PR?

By Jim Delulio President, PR Talent The firing of Fox commentator, Bill O’Reilly is more the result of the economic impact of his actions than any real moral outrage on the part of Fox News. When angry consumers, amplified by social media started pressuring advertisers, ad dollars left the show and Mr. O’Reilly soon followed. […]

Inspiring a Conversation about Leadership

By Erik Fallis, MPA, APR Director of Executive Writing and Speechwriter The California State University Timothy P. White was told that college wasn’t for him. He proved the doubters wrong, attending Diablo Valley Community College, Fresno State, Cal State East Bay and UC Berkeley. A successful career in science and academia followed. Now, as chancellor […]

It’s Our Time to Lead the Change

By Neil Foote President, National Black Public Relations Society EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of the Diversity Committee’s “Real Talk” Initiative, OCPRSA will be featuring monthly blogs where leading communications professionals will be speaking candidly about issues that affect diversity and inclusion in the public relations profession. In honor of Black History Month, Neil Foote, president […]

America’s Dynamic Diversity and What it Means for PR Professionals

Posted by OCPRSA Board Member Ted Nguyen on PRSAY We’re living in one of the most-interesting times in American history. And for the public relations professionals, it means tapping into the tremendous opportunities for further human development, risk alienation or, far worst, becoming irrelevant in today’s ever-changing world. To gain insights into what the future […]

Embrace Diversity, Evolve Perspectives and Educate Others

Co-Authored by: Pamela Crouch OCPRSA, Chair Diversity Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Co-Authored by: Crystal Warner OCPRSA, Co-Chair Communications Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “My race is double, not half.” – Brittany, Ann Arbor The Race Card Project We’re mixed – half Asian, half Caucasian. While our genes may only be “half” of each race, our backgrounds are a combination of two uniquely […]

Orange County PRSA Wins 2014 National Chapter Diversity Award

We are proud to announce OCPRSA has received the PRSA 2014 Chapter Diversity Award for outstanding efforts in advancing diversity initiatives – a priority of the national organization. The award was presented at the PRSA 2014 International Conference held Oct. 12-14 in Washington, D.C. The OCPRSA Diversity Committee was established 10 years ago and has won the […]

2014: A Year of Championing Diversity

Authored by: Angela Burrell Chair, OCPRSA Diversity (11′-13′) Twitter LinkedIn The Getty gets it. The renowned arts institution and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg have leaned in to establish the Getty Images, reflecting a 2,500-photo collection of people of all types in unconventional roles. The idea behind this? To reflect the real world we live in. The […]