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PRESS ROOM: #HowDoUFeel? Movement Gives a Voice to Millennials about the Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Visual and Vocal Campaign Created by Millennials for Millennials to Promote Civil Discourse and Voter Engagement across the Nation “We don’t see ourselves represented in the mainstream media and it results in feeling disengaged and left out of the system.” — Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: NNPA and NAHP Join Forces on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Greater Inclusivity in All Federal Government Advertising Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 11, 2016 Contact: Claudette Perry at cperry@nnpa.org or Belzi Palencia at belzi@elmundous.com Strategic Alliance Between African American and Hispanic American Newspaper Publishers Supports Full Voting Rights and Statehood for DC, and a Request that Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Will Ask the Read More

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NNPA Foundation Elects New Board of Directors

Washington, DC (August 2015) — The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee. At the organization’s Read More

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Russell Hicks of Ebony Suns Enterprises Named Grand Prize Winner of the Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs Contest

Russell Hicks of Ebony Suns Enterprises Named Grand Prize Winner of the Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs Contest Receives more than $5,000 in cash and mobility prizes, incl. a Samsung Galaxy S 5 ATLANTA – December 19, 2014 – Cricket Wireless announces Russell Hicks, founder of Ebony Suns Enterprises Read More

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Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Small Business Grant Promotion to Support Area Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hermond Palmer, VP/Director of Marketing hpalmer@industrial-bank.com 202.722.2000 x 3102 Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Small Business Grant Promotion to Support Area Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON, DC – (November 7, 2014): On Monday, November 10th, Industrial Bank will mark its 80th Anniversary with a celebration Read More

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Talking About Money Difficult For LGBT Investors, According to Wells Fargo Study

    Media: Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964 Matthew.s.hurwitz@wellsfargo.com @MattHurwitzWF   Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 Sarah.h.tonigan@wellsfargo.com @SarahToniganWF   Talking About Money Difficult For LGBT Investors, According to Wells Fargo Study Fewer Than Half In Same-Sex Marriages Seek Professional Guidance, Despite Ongoing Confusion Around Current Marriage Laws And Regulations Read More

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Queen Latifah Joins #CricketNation

Artist and The Queen Latifah Show to promote new simple, affordable nationwide no-annual contract wireless brand Alpharetta, Ga., June 10, 2014 – – Cricket Wireless announced today it has joined forces with multi-award winning musician, actress and talk show host Queen Latifah and “The Queen Latifah Show,” Read More

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Wells Fargo, NAACP, National Urban League to Host Housing Forums for Aspiring Homeowners during National Homeownership Month

Media Veronica Clemons Wells Fargo 704-715-5145 Veronica.c.clemons@wellsfargo.com Nicole Kenney NAACP 202-478-6409 nkenney@naacpnet.org Latraviette D. Smith-Wilson National Urban League 212-558-5433 lsmithadv@nul.org DES MOINES, Iowa – May 29, 2014 – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and National Urban Read More

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NNPA’s Cloves Campbell and Leading Black Publishers Trace Their African Roots with AfricanAncestry.com

Contact: Nichole Taylor taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NNPA’S CLOVES CAMPBELL AND LEADING BLACK PUBLISHERS TRACE THEIR AFRICAN ROOTS WITH AFRICANANCESTRY.COM WASHINGTON, DC (April 2014) – Cloves C. Campbell, National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman and Publisher of the Arizona Informant, learned that he shares ancestry with the Bamileke Read More

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Wells Fargo Extends African American History Tour, Brings The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect

MEDIA CONTACTS:   Valerie Williams, 704.383.8025 C. Nicole Pierce, 312.228.8820 Valerie.williams@wellsfargo.com           cnpierce@flowerscomm.com        Wells Fargo Extends African American History Tour, Brings The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect Exhibition to Atlanta and Houston Tour poised to dispel Read More

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National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers

For Immediate Release           Contact: Thelma Walker, 847.404.9997, tmunsonwalker@yahoo.com Adorn Lewis-Mitchell, 312.318.9696, adornlmitchell@aol.com National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers Enshrinement Ceremony Pays Homage to Legacy of Iconic Publishers WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2014) – Charles Tisdale of the Jackson Advocate and M. Paul Read More

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Fonzworth Bentley and Tai Beauchamp Inspired Charlotte Students During UNCF’s Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo

              Media Valerie Williams 704-383-8025Valerie.williams@wellsfargo.com   FONZWORTH BENTLEY AND TAI BEAUCHAMP INSPIRED CHARLOTTE STUDENTS DURING UNCF’S EMPOWER ME TOUR PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO Day-long event motivated youth to excel in academic, financial and personal responsibility Charlotte, March 12, 2014  – The UNCF Read More

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Wells Fargo Launches Online Magazine

    Contacts: Sara Hassell Johnny Wong   704-715-6647 415-396-4486   Wells Fargo Launches Online Magazine Wells Fargo Stories presents digital journal of shared success stories between team members, customers and communities SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 11, 2014 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced Read More

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AfricanAncestry.com Salutes the Rich Legacy of Black Newspapers During NNPA Foundation’s Black Press Week March 19-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Contacts: Jackie Willis, NNPA Jackie@nnpa.org Nichole Taylor, African Ancestry, Inc. taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com  AFRICANANCESTRY.COM SALUTES THE RICH LEGACY OF BLACK NEWSPAPERS DURING NNPA FOUNDATION’S BLACK PRESS WEEK MARCH 19-21 NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell Will Learn of his  African Roots as Part of Annual Event Read More

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Superstar Fonzworth Bentley and WBTV’s Tonya Rivens Host UNCF’s Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo in Charlotte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2014 Media Contact: Joi Ridley UNCF Communications 202-810-0225 Joi.Ridley@uncf.org SUPERSTAR FONZWORTH BENTLEY AND WBTV’S TONYA RIVENS HOST UNCF’S EMPOWER ME TOUR PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO IN CHARLOTTE Inspiring youth to excel in academic, financial and personal responsibility CHARLOTTE (February 25, 2014) Read More

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Wells Fargo Celebrates Military Saves Week; Offers Free Financial Education Webinars

Media: Lisa Westermann 415-222-6236 Lisa.b.westermann@wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Celebrates Military Saves Week; Offers Free Financial Education Webinars SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2014 – In an ongoing effort to support military members, veterans and their families, Wells Fargo is celebrating Military Saves Week by offering three free financial education webinars Read More

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Wells Fargo and First Generation Films Announce “Go College!” Initiative to Inspire Students

  Media   Jason Vasquez, 213-253-3733     Jason.A.Vasquez@wellsfargo.com@JasonVasquezWF WELLS FARGO AND FIRST GENERATION FILMS ANNOUNCE “GO COLLEGE!” INITIATIVE TO INSPIRE STUDENTS Award-winning documentary to be viewed by students and their families in 10 major cities SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 – Wells Fargo Education Financial Services and First Read More

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LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership

Media: Chris Hammond Media: Douglas Robinson 415-222-4106 202-870-3583 chris.l.hammond@wellsfargo.com drobinson@nw.org LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership  Collaboration between Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America provides homebuyer education and down payment assistance SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC — December 19, 2013 — Wells Fargo & Read More

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Americans Get Their Financial Houses in Order for 2014 According to a New Wells Fargo Survey

Media: Kate Pulley Media: Natalie Brown 917-260-1673 775-689-6123 catherine.b.pulley-dennison@wellsfargo.com natalie.m.brown@wellsfargo.com  Americans Get Their Financial Houses in Order for 2014 According to a New Wells Fargo Survey Americans are focused on their credit score and debt; survey also reveals that generations approach borrowing differently SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. Read More

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Aio Wireless™ Launches Retail Stores in Cleveland and Columbus in Time for Holiday Promotions

Aio Wireless™ Launches Retail Stores in Cleveland and Columbus in Time for Holiday Promotions New customers can get a free* ZTE Prelude smartphone or their third month free if they activate their own device Alpharetta, GA – Dec. 11, 2013 – Aio Wireless’ first-class service with no Read More

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Aio Wireless™ Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions

Aio Wireless™ Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions Offers to include: Free Nokia Lumia 620, Free ZTE Prelude™, Free BoostPlus Audio Speaker and more Alpharetta, GA – Nov. 25, 2013 – Aio Wireless announced today its Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions in preparation for the Read More

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Wells Fargo’s Celebratory Tour Honoring the 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation, Featuring The Kinsey Collection, Arrives in Baltimore

Media Media Valerie Miller Williams 704-383-8025  C. Nicole Pierce 312-228-8820    Wells Fargo’s Celebratory Tour honoring the 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation, Featuring The Kinsey Collection, Arrives in Baltimore National exhibition chronicling African American history and achievement opens at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum Read More

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Wells Fargo to Donate $6 Million Across 67 Nonprofits to Help Stabilize Communities

Media Chris Hammond 415-222-4106 Wells Fargo to Donate $6 Million Across 67 Nonprofits to Help Stabilize Communities New 2013 Leading the Way Home® program Priority Markets Initiative Grants Announced DES MOINES, October 28, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced it will Read More

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Wells Fargo Connects with Blogger Owned Businesses, Hosts “The Perfect Pitch” Competition

Media Valerie Williams 704-383-8025   Wells Fargo Connects with Blogger Owned Businesses, Hosts “The Perfect Pitch” Competition A new breed of small business owners face expert judges while vying for top prize at the Blogalicious 5 conference  CHARLOTTE, Oct. 18, 2013 – Wells Fargo joined with Read More

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Aio Wireless™ Shares Holiday Spirit Early with a “Check-in for Charity” and Great Deals on ZTE Devices for Customers

Aio Wireless™ Shares Holiday Spirit Early with a “Check-in for Charity” and Great Deals on ZTE Devices for Customers Aio will donate $5 to the national and local Toys for Tots organizations for every consumer who checks in on Facebook while at any Aio retail Read More

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Church of Scientology National Affairs Office Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Members of Congress, ambassadors and hundreds of guests mark the first anniversary of the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of government officials, diplomats and community leaders joined the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office October 3 to celebrate its one-year Read More

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African-Americans Bear More Than One-Third of U.S. Alzheimer’s Costs

CONTACT: Keith Blackman 202-730-5753 keith@blackmanmediasolutions.com Kyle Moler 202-478-6173 kmoler@mrss.com  AFRICAN AMERICANS BEAR MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF U.S. ALZHEIMER’S COSTS AfricanAmericanNetworkAgainstAlzheimer’s Launches with New Report on Alzheimer’s Disparities WASHINGTON, DC (September 19, 2013)—A new report released today finds that African Americans bear more than one-third of Read More

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U.S. Army Partners with 100 Black Men of America’s Local Chapters to Provide Leadership Development for African-American Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Pauline Barfield Barfield Public Relations, Inc. 212-736-0404 / 917-620-1311 Ron Campbell Gravity Phone: 917-783-1501 E-mail:  ron@findrinteractive.com  U.S. Army Partners with 100 Black Men of America’s Local Chapters to Provide Leadership Development for African-American Youth  Army ‘Leadership Institute’ will be offered in 10 Read More

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Wells Fargo Promotes African American History through Art as The Kinsey Collection Exhibition Moves to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

    Media Contacts:     Samantha McCoy MissionKey Communications samantha@missionkeycomunications.com 443-574-4138 Michael McCoy Wells Fargo michael.mccoy@wellsfargo.com 202-303-3029 Wells Fargo Promotes African American History through Art as The Kinsey Collection Exhibition Moves to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum   National art tour honoring the 150th Anniversary Read More