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Recent Examples:

Botanicals

At Botanicals we conceive and design events in their entirety by beginning with the floral design. The additional components such as custom lighting, draping, prop design, table appointments, and linens stem from our initial floral concept, blending together to create an incredibly cohesive backdrop for your very special event.www.botanicalschicago.com

Comadres

Comadres, Inc. is a multicultural marketing communications firm that provides integrated marketing, sales promotion and advertising services to companies targeting minority consumers. Our goal is to provide needed relevancy through insightful research; to identify specific market needs and develop strategies which are in line with our client´s global positioning; to appeal to a diversified minority audience via integrated marketing tools that reach consumers powerfully while building lasting bonds. We follow it up with creative that is intuitive, imaginative and results-producing.www.comadres-inc.com

Deeply Rooted Productions

Based in the rich traditions of the African-American aesthetic, Deeply Rooted Productions (DRP) creates world class dance theater reflecting the vital essence of humanity while building grassroots connections that stimulate public engagement and community evolvement.www.deeplyrootedproductions.org

Dori Wilson Public Relations

With over a decade of experience in Public Relations, Dori Wilson and Associates achieves results with a winning combination of creativity, service and the ability to get the job done.www.doriwilsonpr.com

League of Chicago Theatres

The League of Chicago Theatres (LCT) is an alliance of theaters which leverages its collective strength to promote, support and advocate for Chicago’s theater industry locally, nationally and internationally. The League of Chicago Theatres Foundation (LCTF) is dedicated to enhancing the art of theater in the Chicago area through audience development and support services for theaters and theater professionals.www.chicagoplays.com

Rainbow PUSH

The RainbowPUSH Coalition is a progressive organization fighting for social change. As a mighty coalition of conscience; workers, women and people of color have the power to make the American Dream a Reality!www.rainbowpush.org

Streetwise

StreetWise is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to empower men and women who currently are, or at risk of becoming homeless. StreetWise accomplishes this mission by publishing a weekly magazine which is sold to these men and women (whom we refer to as “vendors”), and they in turn sell it on the street for a profit. The publication is not a hand-out, but rather an opportunity for these vendors to become financially self-sufficient through gainful employment.www.streetwise.org

Third World Press

The Third World Press mission to provide quality literature is further enhanced by our marketing goals to increase the overall awareness for the titles that we publish, and to expand beyond our current customer base of predominately African Americans readers, who are generally identified as college-educated and moderately affluent.www.thirdworldpressinc.com

Windy City Media Group

Windy City Media Group serves the diverse communication needs of the gay and lesbian community. It is the only regional gay media group in the U.S. with multi-media projects, including an online podcast, two weekly publications, one monthly ethnic online magazine, and an online resource guide. And all of our products are available online.www.windycitymediagroup.com