Our Point of View

Learn about who we are, what we stand for and how we will champion the cause of social inclusion to drive greater acceptance, access and opportunity for people around the world.

Meaningful Employment for All

November 6, 2017

 In celebration of our 70th anniversary last year, FleishmanHillard announced #FH4Inclusion, an expanded global commitment to impact communities through a collective effort around social inclusion. Each participating office around the globe was tasked with selecting a non-profit organization or charity that embodies social inclusion, and to aid their mission by supporting and amplifying their call-to-action. […]

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The Power of Words for a Dreamer

October 17, 2017

I can’t exactly date when or how I became so intrigued by the spoken language. Not so much in linguistics, but more so in the power of words. How they’re powerful enough to evoke emotion or influence behavior, when using the appropriate ones, of course. Thus a career in communications was a natural path for […]

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Claiming a Seat at the Table: Takeaways from ColorComm 2017

August 23, 2017

When I was asked to write a blog post about the ColorComm Conference (C2) and my experience as an African American woman working in PR, I immediately thought of my favorite quote by Shirley Chisholm, who said “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” Attending ColorComm was the […]

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From the Ground Up

August 17, 2017

This month, Habitat for Humanity welcomed 10 well-deserving families to its first development in Marin County, handing out comically over-sized keys to new homeowners with not a dry eye in the crowd. These families were the likes of teachers, nurses and even a longtime Habitat volunteer named Francisco Galindo Hernandez – who, once he completed […]

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Real Life Lessons in Inclusion & Support

August 3, 2017

On the streets of Bakersfield, California, Kameron saw horrible things he doesn’t even want to see mentioned in print. At home, he didn’t get along with his stepmother. He could see his life spinning out of control. He needed a change. So, Kameron, now 18, moved to a new home in St. Louis with his […]

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By Any Measure: The ROI of CSR

July 18, 2017

   “Goodness is the only investment that never fails”                                    – Henry David Thoreau   Really, we’ve known it all along. Share your toys, clean up after yourself, do unto to others, help those less fortunate. This was the guidance imparted by the villages that raised us – our parents, schools, religious institutions and communities. […]

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CommUnity: How Ottawa Welcomed Syrian Refugees

July 6, 2017

In 2015, Canadians watched as powerful images of destruction and loss in Syria were shown in the media on a daily basis. As a country, we felt compelled to do something, anything to help these people. When newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of year, the […]

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Reflections on World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017

  I moved to the United States as a college student in 2009 and though I enjoyed my international student experience, it wasn’t always easy to fit in. I missed home and there was so much to get used to. I had support and community, and equally important– I had chosen to be here. I’ve […]

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