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Receiving More by Giving Back

By Elena Bosch, OCPRSA Community Service Chair It was a hazy Saturday morning in Costa Mesa as I approached the doors that would open my heart and a universe of possibilities forever. It was my first of what would be several PR Gives Back events hosted by OCPRSA that I would attend and one that […]

The Power of Mentorship

By Dani Ganley, OCPRSA YoPro Committee Member As many PR veterans can attest to, the first few years of your career can be challenging, and if you have the right tools, just as fulfilling. OCPRSA’s Young Professionals “YoPro” group offers a place where young professionals and recent graduates can learn and grow in the PR […]

PR Pros, Students and Nonprofits Join Forces to Make a Difference at PR Gives Back

By Robin Rockey, OCPRSA Community Service Chair (Photo and Video by Noah Sanchez) What do you get when you combine 17 OCPRSA PR pros, 13 PRSSA students and 15 representatives from 13 nonprofits and social impact organizations? Two huge rooms packed with positive energy and passionate people buzzing with innovative ideas and practical strategies for […]

You Get Out What You Put In

By Stephanie Thara 2017 Diversity Chair I’m what a lot of people like to refer to as a commitment phobe. Prior to joining the Board as Diversity Chair this year, I had only attended OCPRSA events “every once in a while” and “here and there” since landing my first job in public relations back in […]

Communicating for Community Service: Red Cross PIO

  Authored by: Crystal Warner OCPRSA, Co-Chair Communications Facebook Twitter LinkedIn “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” Remember when you were little and dreamed about changing the world? Me too. Have I profoundly changed someone’s life in such a way that they could never repay me? Not yet. But […]