and Launch Official White House Group

Black and Hispanic Professional Networks Engage with Administration Online

Jul 10, 2012, 10:45 ET from Professional Diversity Network

CHICAGO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- and, the premier networking websites and job boards for Black and Hispanic professionals in the United States, are launching a group to provide members with a direct line to the White House. With more than 1.9M members, and jobs posted by Fortune 500 companies, the mission of and is to impact access and opportunity for Black and Hispanic professionals and enable corporations to implement their diversity hiring initiatives effectively.

Members of the White House group at and will have access to:

  • White House online content relevant to Black and Hispanic professionals
  • White House photos and videos
  • Engagement opportunities with Administration officials on key issues
  • Shared open dialogue with members about current issues

"We are thrilled to serve as a link for our members to key policymakers to ensure that their voices are heard and that they can make informed decisions about important issues that could impact their future," said Jim Kirsch, CEO of Professional Diversity Network.  "By harnessing the power of social media today to interact with government and likeminded peers, they can play an active role in shaping a better future for all Americans."

Founded by social entrepreneurs who care deeply about equal opportunity and economic empowerment, and serve as a vital career resource for job seekers and corporations alike, connecting talented professionals with a community that is committed to helping them realize their professional and personal goals for advancement.

A division of Professional Diversity Network (PDN), and have an audience of 27 million aspiring diverse professionals. With a credo of "each one reach one," community members are inclined to mentor or open a door for a trusted colleague. The PDN network lists more than 100,000 jobs and a wide array of personal career resources that are free of charge.

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SOURCE Professional Diversity Network