[Diversity in Advertising]

AAF Launches Fundraiser to Boost Mosaic Center Outreach

Creating an inclusive industry and developing the next generation of advertising leaders for the industry has been a top priority of the American Advertising Federation by way of its Mosaic Center for more than two decades. The Mosaic Center serves as a resource and advocate for the value of diversity, equity and inclusion and is committed to helping advertising, marketing and media reflect our nation’s evolving cultural makeup. Read More

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Local Marketers Join Together to Address the Diversity Hiring Gap within Their Industry

Omaha, Nebraska – Eleven local marketing agencies joined together to take the first step toward reducing the diversity hiring gap within the advertising industry. In an effort to cultivate more Black marketers and creatives in Omaha, the American Advertising Federation of Omaha (AAF Omaha) and Bozell, a locally owned mid-size agency, created the ADvance Omaha Fund. Read More

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American Advertising Federation Puts Diversity into Action

In an effort to help companies act on commitments to diversity and inclusion, the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Mosaic Center is launching #DiversityInAction, 20 days of actionable practices designed to increase recruitment, recognition and leadership opportunities for multicultural professionals and to encourage the industry to portray multicultural communities in a realistic way. Read More

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Diversity in the Advertising Industry

The AAF Omaha Board of Directors focuses on ways in which the federation can highlight the importance of diversity within the advertising industry. This year, one of the written goals for the club is to highlight awareness of diversity in advertising. This goal has been reiterated at every board meeting throughout this year and we strive to include a diversity element wherever possible in events and programs throughout the year. Read More

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Most Promising Program

Tell Them to Apply to the Most Promising Multicultural Students Program!

The AAF is now accepting applications for the 2016 class of Most Promising Multicultural Students. Most Promising gives multicultural undergraduate seniors the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops, visit with companies and agencies and connect with recruiters in New York City.

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