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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best Multicultural Community Engagement

This award honors a brand organization or institution that use social media to effectively engage and collaborate with historically and presently marginalized racial and ethnic communities.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Black Girl Beauty
Black Girl Beauty is a YouTube-first series produced by VH1, hosted by on-air personality Gia Peppe…
BuzzFeed's Cocoa Butter
In today’s political and social climate, elevating black voices and spotlighting black culture is m…
Family Style - A Seat at the Table
While there are cooking and travel shows with Asians, there's never been quite a show like Family S…
First Ever In-Language and In-Culture Pharma Social Initiative
Eli Lilly and Company’s purpose is to unite caring with discovery to create medicines that make lif…
Google Pixel 4: Rebel for Reggaeton
To make the Pixel 4 famous, we celebrated its first-to-market feature, Motion Sense, which enables …
La Próxima Generación
Continuing the LA Tourism Board's inclusive message of "Everyone is Welcome," we enlisted Bricia Lo…
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Molly of Denali
The purpose of the Molly of Denali social media campaign is to create an online community for fans …
The Cure for Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) is one of the world’s most popular ingredients. But in the United States…
Verizon Gives You MAS
The telecommunications industry has become an immensely competitive market, with top companies figh…
gOD-Talk: A Black Millennials and Faith Conversation Series Chicago Edition
According to the 2015 Religious Landscape Survey by the Pew Research Center, American millennials—p…