Futurist Rohit Talwar on Thinking the Unthinkable and Reframing Positions of Power to Positions of Responsibility
We kick off our 5th season with Rohit Talwar, the CEO of Fast Future, a UK based research and insights business that specializes in the fields of futures and foresight. In this dialogue, Rohit and Vanessa discuss the implications of the groundbreaking events that have occurred in the first half of 2020.
Press Release: The Wakeman Agency Launches The Narrative Justice Project to Bring Equality to Media Representation
The Wakeman Agency announced the launch of The Narrative Justice Project (NJP), a tactical response to the continual misrepresentation and under-representation of people of color in the media. Through this community organizing initiative, people of color around the country will have access to free media training to learn how to leverage the media in times of crisis. The goal is to bring equality to media representation, ensuring the inclusion of diverse voices from across communities of color.
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the fragility of the nonprofit sector. The organizations that are on the frontlines to protect the most vulnerable amongst us are now in a similar financial position of economic insecurity.
The Wakeman Agency has been engaged by the Alliance of Families for Justice (AFJ) to amplify the voices of incarcerated New Yorkers and their families, who are gravely threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wakeman Agency is proud to announce that we will be planning two key fundraising events for the New York Woman’s Foundation (NYWF): the Celebrating Women Breakfast and the Radical Generosity Dinner.
The Wakeman Agency has been engaged to conduct a thought leadership/media relations campaign with an international focus for the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), a global organization headquartered in Malaysia.
The Wakeman Agency was named a 2019 Mercury Award winner by the Greater Connecticut Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in the media relations category. This was the third Mercury Award win for The Wakeman Agency in recognition of impactful campaigns we’ve created for great causes!
Another must listen to episode from our Celebrity and Influencers season. For nonprofits looking to elevate their impact through communications and messaging, The Social Change Diaries provides a peek behind the curtain. In this episode, GLAAD’s Chief Communications Officer, Rich Ferraro, shares “aha moments” and first hand experiences, including how GLAAD has evolved with the changing media landscape- partnering with today’s influencers driving change, in a way that allows the org to indirectly mold the news cycle itself.
The Wakeman Agency is excited to announce a new engagement with Generation, a global nonprofit that is addressing the employment gap and making entry-level employment accessible to disconnected youth. Generation recently received a grant from The Rockefeller Foundation for an impact hiring initiative and retained The Wakeman Agency for a national Awareness campaign.
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