Diversity and Inclusion

PRSA Richmond is committed to ensuring the chapter is a welcoming body and relevant resource for all PR practitioners. The PRSA Richmond Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce supports and identifies the diversity and inclusion needs of PRSA Richmond.

Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce members will contribute to the chapter’s diversity and inclusion mission in the following ways:

  • Serve as an ambassador for diversity within the chapter
  • Support the chapter in the execution of an annual event in recognition of PRSA Diversity Month
  • Share feedback and ideas for advancing the diversity and inclusion mission throughout all levels of the chapter
  • Recommend diversity and inclusion strategies to foster a more inclusive culture
  • Inform the chapter’s leadership regarding its diversity and inclusion outreach and engagement efforts to include annual surveys, professional development opportunities and networking events
  • Seek collaborative partnerships with organizations that seek to advance diverse and inclusive opportunities
  • Support membership engagement, as well as new and prospective practitioners, entering the public relations field

For more information, contact Diversity & Inclusion Chair Patrice Lewis at patrice.lewis@sirhq.com.

Resources for Diversity and Inclusion

The Value of Diversity (PRSA Diversity and Inclusion)

GLAAD Media Reference Guide

Opportunity Agenda’s Social Justice Phrase Guide

The Human Right’s Campaign Workplace Resources

General Background Resources for Board and Staff Diversity and Inclusion (PDF)

Style Guides

A Progressive’s Style Guide (PDF)

Conscious Style Guide

Diversity Style Guide


What are the most effective ways to increase diversity in the C-suite and build inclusive company-wide cultures?” (PR Council)

50 Best Workplaces for Diversity” (Fortune)

We all need to be diversity champions” (PRWeek)

Fostering Innovation Through a Diverse Workforce” (Forbes)

The Latest News on Diversity” – (US News & World Report)