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.

Loving Our Community Unconditionally

February 22, 2018

At the intersection of Ellis and Taylor Streets, right the heart of downtown San Francisco, you’ll find GLIDE, a historic organization that has embraced inclusion since the 1960s. Our group of  volunteers felt the significance of the organization’s history and acknowledged their foresight as we stepped inside their doors, ready to serve hot meals to […]


Black History Month: A Celebration of Human Experience

February 1, 2018

Human rights activist Desmond Tutu said, “My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” This is still true today.  As we begin to celebrate Black History Month, we recognize the experiences of African Americans throughout history and those who are shaping our future. Stories of struggle, sacrifice, bravery and […]


Great Pairings

December 14, 2017

Macaroni and cheese, Thelma and Louise, Mickey and Minnie, and of course FleishmanHillard Boston and Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. Our commitment to this relationship, making a difference in our community, and specifically to improving the lives of Boston’s Big and Little sisters, carries on and came to life in a big way earlier […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]