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June 22, 2017
Dear NAMIC Supporter:  
What would you like to hear at the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference? We want to know! Tell us here and be entered into a drawing to win a complimentary registration! 

NAMIC chapters were busy last week. NAMIC-Mid-Atlantic laughed way too hard at Awesome Con (pictured left) and NAMIC-New York went to the ballet (pictured right).


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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications
In This Issue


Shares of Altice USA shot up Thursday morning as the cable giant made its public trading debut. The stock started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ATUS.

Business Wire
For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to "The Civic 50," which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. Additional information about Comcast NBCUniversal's 2016 milestones and continued commitment to local communities can be found in the company's recently released Corporate Social Responsibility Report.


PR Newswire
NAMIC is now accepting nominations for its 2017-2018 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Class XVII, presented in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. The deadline for submitting nominations for ELDP Class XVII is July 28, 2017.     
Central to the discussion was what can be done to ensure there is more diverse talent behind the scenes, as well as in front of the camera.

The Root
The benefits of D&I for organizations have been widely proclaimed-better working environment, more innovative, stronger financial results, etc. So why are so few leaders spearheading the charge? Is it like exercise-we know it is good for us, but we choose not to?
Barbie introduced its new line of Ken dolls, made up of 15 new Kens. Mattel's new line features a variety of new body types (Dad bod, anyone?), a range of skin tones and other diversifying characteristics like eye color and hairstyle.
The march aimed to bring together and affirm members of LGBTQ communities and their allies to highlight discrimination and call for expanding LGBTQ rights, according to march co-chairs. 


Black Enterprise
Throughout the afternoon, the conversation at the Horowitz Research Cultural Insights Forum centered on terms that made my heart race, like "multicultural content," "intersectional storytelling," polycultural networks. 
NBC News
Although the role was not originally written to be multiracial, Lee's breakout performance convinced showrunners to cast a multiracial family similar to Lee's Chinese and white heritage. Lee's father is Chinese-American actor Andrew T. Lee.
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Hear from industry experts and judges of NAMIC's Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA) to find out what it takes to win an award. 
"Hero" is a 30-second commercial featuring Pablo, a young boy attempting to impress the girl next door. Pablo utilizes Pacifica's functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling to make the ride to school with his neighbor much more special. "Hero" will run across television, digital and social channels and will be also available on the Chrysler brand's official YouTube channel.


NAMIC-New York member, ELDP Class XIII alumna and member of NAMIC's Multicultural Marketing Committee, Marisol Martinez was featured in Hispanic Executive magazine. 
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