PRSA retires Multicultural Section; will be folded into Diversity Committee

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will fold its “Multicultural Communications Section,” merging it into the organization’s Diversity Committee, PRNewser has learned.

In a terse statement, Kerri Allen, Co-Chair of Executive Committee for the Multicultural Communications Section said, “On the eve of 2010, what organization would scrap their multicultural initiatives? What’s next on the chopping block? That silly social media thingy?” Allen also said the decision was not discussed in advance and that her committee received written notice on December 17th.  To read the full story click here.