One Club names first class for ONE School Program

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, has announced the first-ever group of 15 talented students accepted into the East Coast fall session for ONE School, a free portfolio program for young Black creatives. Students were selected based on their raw creativity, passion and commitment so as not to discourage … Continue reading “One Club names first class for ONE School Program”

One Club enlists Ez Blaine as ONE School expands west

Due to overwhelming response from creatives and corporate sponsors, The One Club for Creativity today announced West Coast expansion of ONE School, the free 16-week portfolio program for Black creatives started with Oriel Davis-Lyons.  The club has partnered with LA-based executive creative director Ez Blaine to run the program there. Since its launch on July 20th, ONE School has quickly quadrupled … Continue reading “One Club enlists Ez Blaine as ONE School expands west”

The One Club launches ONE School for Black creatives

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, announced the launch of ONE School, a free portfolio program for young Black creatives. ONE School will be run by award-winning Spotify creative director Oriel Davis-Lyons, as part of The One Club’s Professional Development programming.  The initiative quickly came together … Continue reading “The One Club launches ONE School for Black creatives”

One Club, Popeyes launch “ONE Production: Food Styling” to add diversity

The One Club for Creativity expands its commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in advertising and marketing with the launch of ONE Production: Food Styling, an initiative sponsored by Popeyes, to encourage ethnic diversity in production. The pilot program kicks off this fall as a free 10-week online training course for BIPOC students teaching them how to … Continue reading “One Club, Popeyes launch “ONE Production: Food Styling” to add diversity”

The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September

The 11th edition of The One Club for Creativity‘s Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP) diversity conference and career fair will take place on September 29-30, 2021.  The hybrid event is free to attend and open to a global audience. WAATBP 2021 will address how the industry has – and hasn’t – evolved over the past 18 … Continue reading “The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September”

One Club: Filmmaker Sean Wang wins Colorful Grant

New York-based filmmaker Sean Wang is the inaugural winner of the Colorful: A Prelude to Young Guns 19 program, developed to help young BIPOC creatives advance their careers in conjunction with The One Club for Creativity’s Young Guns 19 competition, which celebrates creative professionals age 30 or younger. As the winner of the free portfolio-based competition, Wang will receive the US$3,000 grant, … Continue reading “One Club: Filmmaker Sean Wang wins Colorful Grant”

Mahershala Ali narrates new P&G film ‘Widen the Screen’

The Procter & Gamble Company today announced the creation of an expansive content creation, talent development and partnership platform that enables and advocates for increased inclusion of Black creators across the advertising, film and television industries. To accomplish this the brand turned to Grey New York and acclaimed actor Mahershala Ali to create Widen The … Continue reading “Mahershala Ali narrates new P&G film ‘Widen the Screen’”

One Club finds their Type with new merger

The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the global creative community, announced a merger agreement with the Type Directors Club, the leading global typography organization. The move brings the Type Directors Club (TDC) under The One Club for Creativity (TOCC) umbrella, providing resources and infrastructure to … Continue reading “One Club finds their Type with new merger”

Van Jones to keynote ‘Where Are All The Black People’

CNN host and political commentator Van Jones has been announced as the special keynote speaker at Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP), The One Club for Creativity’s annual diversity conference and career happening this year on September 22nd-24th and presented online, free of charge. Van Jones is an Emmy-nominated producer, and for more than 25 years has been a leader in … Continue reading “Van Jones to keynote ‘Where Are All The Black People’”

‘Where Are All The Black People’ goes online globally

Prompted by this year’s rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and in acknowledgment of the ad industry’s continued lack of diversity, The One Club for Creativity has rebranded its annual Here Are All The Black People multicultural conference and career fair back to its original name: Where Are All The Black People. The event, typically held in … Continue reading “‘Where Are All The Black People’ goes online globally”