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PRSA Foundation Launches First Giving Tuesday Campaign

Sets $10,000 Goal to Help Promote Awareness of Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations/Communication Industry

 

NEW YORK (Nov. 6, 2017) – The PRSA Foundation, the leading nonprofit public relations organization focused on increasing diversity in the public relations field, announced its first-ever Giving Tuesday campaign, launching today and culminating on Giving Tuesday, which is celebrated on Nov. 28th.

The Foundation’s goal is to raise $10,000 to support its work in promoting diversity and inclusion among public relations/communication professionals and organizations.

Giving Tuesday, created in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation, is a global day dedicated to charitable giving, taking place directly following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Last year, Giving Tuesday raised $177 million through online fundraising efforts.

“I am proud that PRSA has joined the national #GivingTuesday movement,” said Judith Harrison, President, PRSA Foundation, “underscoring the paramount importance of the Foundation’s mission: to educate and empower aspiring diverse talent to rise and join the ranks of public relations leaders in a rapidly changing business environment.”

For further information, and to donate, click here.

About the PRSA Foundation
The PRSA Foundation is an independent 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that is committed to promoting diversity among public relations professionals and companies so that they can best serve the public good and address the needs of a diverse world. Headquartered in New York City, the PRSA Foundation was chartered under section 403 of the New York State Corporation Law as a not-for-profit organization. The PRSA Foundation supports programs that attract, assist and prepare young adults to enter the public relations profession, and works with employers and industry organizations to create workplace-based inclusion efforts to welcome, support and retain a diverse workforce. For more information about the PRSA Foundation’s programming efforts, visit www.prsafoundation.org.

Contact:
Beth-Ellen Keyes
Director, Operations and Programs
PRSA Foundation

beth-ellen.keyes@prsa.org