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George Floyd, One Year Later- Key Communications Considerations (Black Lives Matter protest sign)

George Floyd, One Year Later: Key Communications Considerations

by Ketchum| April 7, 2021

UPDATE—April 16: Each new act of police violence against the Black community now raises the bar exponentially for corporations to evaluate how they will or won’t respond. As if on cue, at the halfway mark of the Chauvin trial, this past week saw three more extraordinarily painful incidents of police violence, two involving Black men […]

International Women's Day #ChooseToChallenge - collage of Ketchum faces

How We #ChooseToChallenge on International Women’s Day

by Ketchum| March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 arrives in a world that feels fundamentally different from last year. In every corner of the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the fabric of our lives—and women have been disproportionately affected, largely as an amplification of existing gender inequalities. According to a recent report from Glint, women are experiencing an […]

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What COVID-19 Vaccines Mean for Employees and Customers 

by Ketchum| December 11, 2020

The milestone we’ve waited for throughout 2020 has finally arrived. Vaccines to protect against the COVID-19 virus are winning approval, moving through supply chains, and beginning to be administered.  As this process unfolds, there will be many factors companies can’t control, like the local availability of vaccine doses. But what they can control may go a long way toward helping employees and customers through the next […]

HBCU Week

HBCU Week: Investing in the Future of Black Students

by Ketchum| September 3, 2020

HBCU Week Foundation is an organization set up to encourage high-school aged youth to enroll into HBCUs, provide scholarships for matriculation and sustain a pipeline for employment from undergraduate school to corporate America. Since HBCU Week started in 2017, more than 2,000 on-the-spot college acceptances have been given to students, and over $5M in scholarships […]

From Education to Action: Ketchum Leaders on Anti-Racism and the Road Ahead

From Education to Action: Ketchum Leaders on Anti-Racism and the Road Ahead

by Ketchum| June 26, 2020

Last week, Ketchum closed for Juneteenth. It was the first time many employees were made aware of the holiday’s significance, and it created an opportunity for them to reflect on what this day means not only to Black Americans, but to themselves. We asked our leaders to share some of their learnings from this important day […]

A Juneteenth Conversation with Dr. Tony Allen

A Juneteenth Conversation with Dr. Tony Allen

by Ketchum| June 18, 2020

As part of Ketchum’s Juneteenth observance, we reached out to Dr. Tony Allen, a member of our DE&I Advisory Board, to offer some perspective. Dr. Allen is President of Delaware State University, committed to a vision of the most diverse, contemporary HBCU (Historically Black College/University) in America. Before his tenure at DSU—which has included roles […]