ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, and public relations industries. ADCOLOR® strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions of diversity and inclusion by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT and other diverse professionals, students, and diversity and inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of diverse professionals.
Now in its ninth year, ADCOLOR® continues to make impressive strides towards the empowerment of diverse professionals at every stage of their careers with programs designed to arm them with what they need to excel in their respective industries. One of these programs is ADCOLOR® University presented by i’mPART-a program of The ADVERTISING Club of NY, an intensive training program intended for agencies and individuals. The program’s mission is to promote continued professional growth at every level. The program teaches entry and mid-level professionals to take control of their own career paths. In partnership with training powerhouse Global Novations®, ADCOLOR® University offered three classes for two modules in 2012 titled “Managing Inclusion™” and “Efficacy for Professionals™.”
In addition to the organization’s training program, 2013 will usher in a new FUTURES class, listed here. Launched in 2012, ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a program geared towards nurturing the industry talent of tomorrow. In partnership with ADCOLOR® Diversity Summit (ADS) member organizations, the program offers alumni from recognized industry diversity programs the chance to attend—and receive an insider experience at—key ADCOLOR® events throughout the weekend and year. ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a prime reflection of our motto and a poignant reminder to all that as we rise up, we must reach back. Take a look back at the ADCOLOR Futures Class of 2012 here.