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November 2022

RECORDING: Putting the “A” in IDEA: Accessible Communications for PR & Comms Pros

November 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

The importance of inclusion, diversity and equity in communications has been brought to the forefront of conversations in the past few years. However, the concept of accessible communications still seems to be an afterthought. We as professional communicators must ensure we’re incorporating accessibility in every element of what we do to ensure we’re not missing out on the 15% of the population who identify as having a disability. It’s time we think about inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) when we’re working…

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January 2023

RECORDING: Challenging Communication Metrics: An Act of Humanistic Rebellion

January 11, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 11, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

When dealing with measurements, professional communicators, marketing and PR pros often find themselves in a house of mirrors: a maze with multiple, very small aisles and wall-to-wall mirrors meant to be deceiving. We tend to select measurements based on the data we know, understand, and can access readily. And we take data points to evaluate ourselves against, at face value, without considering whether they might be flawed and distorted. Catherine Fisette, ABC, a senior communication and marketing professional, poses the…

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October 2023

Go beyond ‘rainbow-washing’ to create an inclusive organization year-round

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
On a beige background, the text reads,”Beyond Rainbow-Washing. How to create an inclusive, equitable 2SLGBTQIA+ organization year-round. October 12, 5:30 - 7 PM EST, Zoom Webinar”. There are photos of speakers, along with their designations that read,”Brent Artemchuk (he/him), Manager, Change Management, Corporate Evolution & Change Enablement, TD Bank. Hanna Haddad (he/him), Business Development Coordinator, Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada. Luis Augusto Nobre (he/him), Senior Communications Coordinator, Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada." On the top right is a logo of PIC and a teal logo of IABC.

Thursday, October 12, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom  This joint PIC-IABC/Toronto event is for anyone who wants to take real action to support the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities for International Coming Out Day (October 11), Pride Month and beyond. Raising a rainbow flag during Pride Month is not enough. Luis Augusto Nobre (he/him), Senior Communications Coordinator, and Hanna Haddad (he/him), Business Development Coordinator, both from Pride at Work Canada / Fierté au travail Canada, will share research, business cases and…

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