Dr. King used to say, ĎI was sitting in the back of the bus, but my mind was always up front.í Donít let anybody tell you that you canít do it. You aim high and you work very hard and now I think itís clear that you can be anything you want to.
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Philanthropic Cause-Related Marketing Initiatives
Based on the cumulative experience that Malaak has garnered during her professional career in public relations, promotions, celebrity relations, and in the not-for-profit sector, she currently develops or consults on a number of philanthropic cause-related marketing campaigns. These initiatives successfully combine special events, media relations, celebrity relations, and corporate sponsorships to raise funding and awareness for non-profit organizations. Recent examples include the 2008 Champions for Children Child Abuse Public Awareness Campaign and the Target/CW Network "Everybody Hates Chris" Christmas Spectacular benefitting the Salvation Army Bushwick Community Center and Safe Horizon's Expert and Compassionate Services in Brooklyn. Click here for more information and photos from each project. She is currently working on several critical campaigns, including a volunteer exchange program for at-risk youth in Brooklyn and is developing a sustainable living project that will utilize the entertainment industry to aid and support third-world artisans.
Malaak Compton-Rock enjoys public speaking and accepts a number of speaking engagements yearly that allow her to spread her core messages. Speaking topics include: Renewing the Inner Spirit, Philanthropic Giving, Finding Balance in Life, Successfully Blending a Family and Professional Life, and Raising Giving Children in a Global World. To request Malaak Compton-Rock for a speaking engagement, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Malaak Compton-Rock is currently writing a book on service and volunteerism for Broadway Books, a Division of Random House. Please check back soon for more information.
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