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July 21, 2016
Dear NAMIC Supporter,

There are a lot of upcoming NAMIC programs/events/initiatives. Mark your calendars!
  • August 25: Mark your calendar for NAMIC-Minnesota's Annual Boat Cruise
  • September 2: Deadline to secure the group rate at the New York Marriott Marquis for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference
(Remember, if you're not a member and attend a NAMIC chapter event, you may join on the spot and receive 10% off your NAMIC membership! Inquire at the event.) 
Many NAMIC partner organizations cover the fee for membership. Inquire within your company or give me a call at 212-594-5985.
As always, let us know what's on your mind. Share your feedback here.

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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications

In This Issue
Memorable moments...over the years, NAMIC events have featured the media and entertainment industry's top business leaders and diversity champions.  Register today for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference for an up-close-and-personal experience with the industry's movers and shakers. 
The NBA has reached out to multiple alternative host cities as it considers its options for the 2017 All-Star Game in February in Charlotte, North Carolina, sources told The league hadn't made a final decision as of Thursday morning but was moving closer to pulling out of Charlotte because of its objection to North Carolina House Bill 2, which limited anti-discrimination protections in the state.
Pew Research Center
The long-standing digital divide in internet use between Latinos and whites is now at its narrowest point since 2009 as immigrant Latinos and Spanish-dominant Latinos make big strides in going online, according to newly released results from Pew Research Center's 2015 National Survey of Latinos. Meanwhile, broadband use among Latinos is little changed since 2010.
The Guardian
"This is it. Time to make history," Lincoln Loud, a character on Nickelodeon's animated series Loud House, says in a clip from the show circulating on Twitter. He opens the front door to meet his best friend's parents - an interracial gay couple.
Aol Tech Crunch
At the Milken Institute Global Conference in May, moderator Rick Smith controversially asked five successful female entrepreneurs how they convinced male VCs to invest in female-oriented businesses. The ladies were candid. Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD, admitted it is harder; the panelists - including Jessica Alba of Honest Company and Susan Feldman of One Kings Lane - agreed.

USA Today
Star Trek Beyond (in theaters Friday) pushes that pioneering message about race, gender and sexual orientation even further.


Multichannel News
Univision's "Destino 2016" dedicated election coverage kicks into high gear as the nation enters the last phase of the presidential campaign. Expanded multi-format coverage across Univision's broadcast and digital platforms will run from July 18 -the start the Republican National Convention- through Election Night, November 8th, bringing Hispanic America information and analysis on the presidential race, with special focus on the issues that matter most to Latino voters.
The combined buying power of U.S. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults rose about 3.7 percent to $917 billion last year, rivaling the disposable income of other American minority groups, according to an annual analysis.


Marife Domingo, Senior Analyst, Internet Essentials, Comcast
NAMIC-Philadelphia member, Marife Domingo , Senior Analyst, Internet Essentials, Comcast was the proud winner of the complimentary registration to the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference for taking the Call for Sessions survey.  
NAMIC-Carolinas Vice President and NAMIC Leadership Seminar graduate,  Garth David  accepted a new position as Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis at Charter Communications.

NAMIC-Minnesota member,  Derreck Moody has been promoted to Field Sales Manager at Comcast Business.

NAMIC ELDP Class XII alumnus LeVoyd Carter, Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Cox Communications was named NAMIC-Atlanta's Member of the Month.

Industry Events

Nominate a Leader for ELDP Class XVI
NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is now accepting nominations for the 2016-2017 Class XVI of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. ELDP is unique in its focus on both men and women of color and the exploration of the intersection of business-critical leadership competencies with cultural identity.