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Representation Matters

By Alyssa Badalamenti, Diversity & Inclusion Chair The animated film, Coco, recently won Oscars for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song at this year’s Academy Awards. The film represented a young, Mexican boy who had dreams of becoming a musician; a heartfelt story with culture and diversity beautifully woven in. But it was […]

A Louder Voice for Diversity & Inclusion

By Alyssa Badalamenti, Diversity & Inclusion Chair The last 12 months have highlighted diversity and inclusion in such a powerful way that it makes my role as Diversity and Inclusion Chair only a microscopic piece of a much larger initiative in our lifetime. As a public relations professional (and an ethical and moral human being), […]

How Nonverbal Communication Speaks Loudly Through Diversity

By Alyssa Badalamenti, Diversity & Inclusion Chair Over the holidays I traveled to three different countries – all of which I didn’t speak the native language, but learned a few key phrases to help me communicate throughout the day. What I quickly realized, though, was even though I could speak “enough,” the language didn’t actually help […]

Diversity, Inclusion, Public Relations and Beyond

By Jaylen Christie, Chairman of Diversity & Inclusion An age-old axiom states that all good things come to an end. And so it is that my term as PRSA Orlando’s Chairman of Diversity & Inclusion has officially come to a close. It’s truly been a fantastic year – not just for our wonderful chapter, but […]

PRSA Orlando Gives Back

Donation to Red Cross benefits Puerto Rico recovery efforts PRSA members and guests raised $244 during the 50/50 raffle at our Splitsville member social this month to fund a donation for Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. A special thank-you goes to Laura Lord-Blackwell, APR, for donating back her raffle winnings, too! The contribution was sent directly to the American Red Cross in […]