News: Diversity

Events Planned for DEI Month in October
August 30, 2022
Aligning with PRSA National and other organizations around the globe, October is DEI Month for PRSA Richmond. The DEI Committee is spearheading the month-long plan, integrating our sponsors, Board members, collaborative partners, and several other PRSA chapters into programming and celebrations.
Every month is DEI month!
September 28, 2021
Beginning formal DEI initiatives as an organization was a process that was a long time coming, and though there are many challenges, we can embrace the structure around action steps taken.
February President’s Message
January 31, 2021
While I am the first president to kickoff the year virtually, it is my hope that I am also the last president who introduces themselves to the Chapter via Zoom. Even though we were not together, I felt a strong sense of community present during the program.
From Words to Action
January 31, 2021
In a year of heightened awareness about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), communicators have been seeking resources. What should be said? What’s the ‘right’ way to say it? How can we help members of our organization to formulate empathetic messages?
Yes Means Progress
November 02, 2019
Saying ‘yes’ throughout the year at PRSA Richmond has led to a lot to be grateful for . . . and even more progress charted for the months ahead.
PRSA Richmond Adopts Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Promise
October 16, 2019
The promise commits the board and members of PRSA Richmond to the acknowledgement that every individual is valuable to the organization.
We Need You for the #IAmPRSA Campaign
February 28, 2019
Film yourself at your favorite spots and doing your favorite things and tell us why you like being a member of PRSA.
Member Spotlight: Patrice Lewis
August 02, 2018
Patrice Lewis serves as a senior advisor at SIR, a 54-year old strategic consulting firm in Richmond.
Member Spotlight: Catie Kelly
July 16, 2018
Catie Kelly works as an account coordinator at Commonwealth Public Relations and serves on PRSA Richmond's Diversity and Inclusion committee.
June President’s Message: Happy Pride Month
June 02, 2018
I challenge you to ask what you can do to ensure your companies and campaigns include underrepresented people.
March President’s Message
March 01, 2018
It’s no secret that the public relations industry has a diversity problem.
August is PRSA Diversity Month
July 31, 2017
PRSA Richmond members are encouraged to join the conversation using the hashtag #PRSADiversity to highlight successful diversity and inclusion leadership.