Mediaplanet Partners with American Indian College Fund on “Diversity & Inclusion” Campaign

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Mediaplanet’s new “Diversity & Inclusion” campaign helps generate a much-needed conversation on inclusion. In collaboration with leading national organizations including the American Indian College Fund, this campaign will educate and empower Americans to join the conversation about diversity and inclusion in education and other communities.

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According to a 2015 Equal Employment Opportunity study, less than one percent of jobs in nine out of 10 employment categories are held by American Indians, and only 13.6 percent of American Indians hold college degrees.

Mediaplanet’s “Diversity & Inclusion” campaign, found within USA Today’s print publication and online, opens necessary dialogue amidst political climate in America.

According to a 2015 Equal Employment Opportunity study, less than one percent of jobs in nine out of 10 employment categories are held by American Indians, and only 13.6 percent of American Indians hold college degrees. President and CEO for the American Indian College Fund, Cheryl Crazy Bull, a contributor to the “Diversity & Inclusion” campaign, says that investing in American Indian education beginning in or before high school can help develop a pipeline of potential Native American employees.

The print component of “Diversity & Inclusion” is distributed within Thursday’s edition of USA Today with a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies with an estimated readership of over 750,000. The digital component is distributed nationally through a vast social media strategy and across a network of top news sites and partner outlets. To explore the digital version of the campaign,click here.

About American Indian College Fund
Founded in 1989, the American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for more than 25 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer" and has provided more than 100,000 scholarships since its inception and an average of 6,000 scholarships per year to American Indian students. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs at the nation’s 34 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators. For more information about the American Indian College Fund, please visit http://www.collegefund.org.

About Mediaplanet
Mediaplanet is the leading independent publisher of content marketing campaigns covering a variety of topics and industries such as Health, Education, Lifestyle, Business and Technology, and Corporate Social Responsibility. We turn consumer interest into action by providing readers with motivational editorial, pairing it with relevant advertisers and distributing it within top newspapers and online platforms around the world. Please visit http://www.mediaplanet.com for more on who we are and what we do.

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