Posts:June 2020, Diversity

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 […]

DE&I Lessons for Communication Professionals: Five Best Practices for Every Campaign

by Rayanne Zackery| June 9, 2020

As the nation confronts COVID-19 and the systemic racism brought to light by Black Lives Matter, it is more critical than ever to get inclusive communication right. Many recent COVID related campaigns have shared a common theme around “We’re in this together.” I know it is well-intentioned, but I cringe when I hear that phrase. […]