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.
The Wakeman Agency will lead strategy and execution of the #JusticeforEmmettTill campaign to catalyze people toward supporting Emmett Till’s case, as well as other civil rights era crimes that remain unsolved.
As nonprofit organizations around the country are busy planning fall galas, it feels like a great time to share some insights about audience development. When my agency works with clients to plan events, we encourage them to be strategic in how they think about the various audiences that support a gala.
We collaborate with nonprofit organizations who want to build influence and generate revenue for important social issues. Let’s talk about what that looks like for your organization.