Inclusive Conversations: Don’t Call Them That!
Feb07

Inclusive Conversations: Don’t Call Them That!

I had been asking around, researching, and interviewing nonprofit friends about inclusive language for the upcoming webinar Don’t Call Them That: Language that Divides, well before the most recent national controversy. Now it seems as though the international conversation (albeit embarrassing) has forced us to talk to each other about things said behind closed doors (and sometimes in public). Although there have been denials about the...

Read More
Inclusive Conversations: Make a Statement of Inclusion for 2018
Dec14

Inclusive Conversations: Make a Statement of Inclusion for 2018

Antionette Kerr is back with us today for another post in the series we are calling “Inclusive Conversations.” It’s all about cultural competency and how communications staff can not only be more inclusive and therefore effective in their communications work products, but also lead these conversations within their own nonprofits.  Stay tuned for much more in 2018! ~Kivi Inclusive Conversations: Make a Statement in 2018   As 2017 draws...

Read More
“Ho! Ho! Ho!” or “No! No! No!”
Nov28

“Ho! Ho! Ho!” or “No! No! No!”

Antionette Kerr is back with us today for another post in the series we are calling “Inclusive Conversations.” It’s all about cultural competency and how communications staff can not only be more inclusive and therefore effective in their communications work products, but also lead these conversations within their own nonprofits.  Stay tuned for much more in 2018! Today, let’s talk about those Christmas appeals...

Read More
Poor Coverage? No Coverage? No Problem! Earned Media Isn’t the Only Game In Town
Aug24

Poor Coverage? No Coverage? No Problem! Earned Media Isn’t the Only Game In Town

We’ll be talking a lot about media in the next couple of weeks with guests Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr (today’s guest blogger). Next Tuesday, August 29th, Peter will lead What Reporters Really Want: Building Media Relationships That Get Real Results. Then Antionette will present Navigating the Media Relations Trifecta of Earned, Paid, and Owned Media on Thursday, September 7th. Both webinars will be recorded if you...

Read More
Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?
Feb14

Where’s the Love: Is Your Communications Strategy LGBTQ Inclusive?

Here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we believe that cultural competency is an important element of good nonprofit communications. Today, contributing writer Antionette Kerr takes a look at several ways you can improve LGBTQ inclusion in your organization and its communications. ~Kivi When people think about cultural competency, they tend to talk in terms of race, ethnicity, gender and religion. While resources and initiatives have been...

Read More