Focus Areas

2020 Census

AUGUST 29 — Ethnic and community stakeholder briefing with experts and census advocates in Dayton, OH. 

JULY 17 — National telebriefing co-hosted by Leadership Conference Education Fund. 64 journalists joined the call to hear how adding a question on citizenship would affect the census count.

JUNE 6 — Ethnic and community stakeholder briefing with experts and census advocates in Raleigh, NC. 

APRIL 5 — National telebriefing on stakes in and risks to 2020 Census co-hosted by Leadership Conference Education Fund. 

Consumer Fraud

SEPTEMBER 11 —   National telebriefing with legal experts from Nashville, Denver, Kansas City and Boston to brief national media on newest scams

JULY 26  — Convening for the FTC with local legal experts, consumer rights advocates, community leaders and storytellers to brief ethnic media on scams affecting Boston, Mass.

JUNE 13  — Convening for the FTC with local legal experts, consumer rights advocates, community leaders and storytellers to brief ethnic media on scamps affecting Kansas City.

APRIL 19  — Convening for the FTC with local legal experts, consumer rights advocates, community leaders and storytellers to brief ethnic media on scams affecting Denver, Colo.

MARCH 15 — Convening for the FTC with local legal experts, consumer rights advocates, community leaders and storytellers to brief ethnic media on scams affecting Memphis, Tenn.

Environment

OCTOBER 4 —  Briefing at Oxford Basin Multipurpose Facility for L.A. media to report on coming storm season and county plans to ensure safe, clean water

SEPTEMBER 7 — One-day training and fellowships for 14 New Jersey ethnic media on climate change’s effect on the state at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

APRIL 26 and MAY 3  — Tours of San Gabriel Valley and San Fernando Valley watersheds for 13 ethnic media reporters to expand coverage of L.A.’s water issues

APRIL 26  — Two-day training and fellowships for 14 ethnic media reporters at Resources Legacy Fund to expand coverage of watersheds in California

MARCH 9  — Briefing for 23 ethnic media in Los Angeles on turning storm water runoff into L.A.’s liquid gold

DECEMBER 8  Tour of Oxnard watersheds for Mixtec families and ethnic media to raise awareness of the city’s effort to reclaim its coast — a project in partnership with the Coastal Conservancy

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Communication Projects for underserved communities — 

FEBRUARY-MAY 2018  — A four-month project to develop and implement a peer-to-peer messaging and storytelling campaign among community college students at Delta College in Stockton to break the silence and combat  stigma around depression. Thirteen students co-produced a journal, “Breaking Silence on Depression,” and held a campus forum to share their stories. Stanford Medical School identified the project as a model for replication on community colleges with limited mental health services.

Immigrant and Human Rights

FEBRUARY 15  — National telebriefing hosted by Immigrant Legal Resource Center with immigrant rights advocates discussing future of DACA; 50 media reporters joined the call

MARCH 13  — National telebriefing hosted by Immigrant Legal Resource Center with Frank Sharry (America’s Voice) and other experts and advocates speaking about the status of DACA students, ICE raids, Temporary Protective Status, and refugees and asylum speakers; 65 media joined the call

SEPTEMBER 27  — National telebriefing hosted by Immigrant Legal Resource Center with leading experts and advocates speaking about proposed rule changes in Public Charge policy; more than 60 ethnic media reporters joined the call

SOCIAL MARKETING ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS (partial listing)

Paid Family Leave with Mercury LLC engaging 45 media outlets

California Teachers Association advertising campaign in 75 ethnic media outlets

San Jose Measure C engaging 14 ethnic media in South Bay

TBWB LLC advertising campaign in ethnic media in L.A. County to promote awareness of water management issues driving Measure W on the November ballot

Judicial Council of California to promote recruitment of court interpreters

No on Prop 5 advertising campaign in 20 ethnic media outlets.

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