Tickets on Sale 6/17
Please save the date, Saturday, August 17th, for the return of our annual gala Lavender Hill. Lavender Hill is MGP’s fund-raising gala celebrating the anniversary of an idea inspired by a film that has now emerged into a non-profit organization changing the face of the media, marketing and advertising industry.
We hope that you can contribute to the success of the 15 promising students selected for the the MGP’s unpaid summer long internship program by participating in our donation drive entitled Supply & Demand. Donate the gift card of your choice to help our students through the summer.
Vote for 2013 Boot Camp Semifinalists
This year we would like your help in narrowing down our semi-finalists by telling us who your favorite candidate is. Click the Thumbs Up button on each video to cast your “vote.”
2013 Boot Camp Clients Announced
Non-profit organization Falling Whistles and start-up Lisnr amongst list of participating client assignments for the 5th year of the Marcus Graham Project’s iCR8 Summer Boot Camp Program.
MGP Featured on CNN
The time is now to “turn up” the conversation on the lack of diversity in the advertising industry. Our program was recently featured on CNN and Headline News. Share our story.
MGP Transitions to Ad Incubator
We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Marcus Graham Project. Meet Locomotus, an intensive media, marketing and advertising training ground, consultancy and laboratory.
BE A CHANGE AGENT
Together, we will change the face of the advertising & marketing industry. And here, you can find everything you need to get involved in our movement and spread the word to everyone you know. Because our vision is to build a generation of passionate, empowered advertising leaders—our very own agency of change.
MGP ROCKS THE 2012 VOTE
The Marcus Graham Project and Rock The Vote partner to increase voter empowerment amongst millenials through the iCR8 Summer Boot Camp
THE SHARP AWARD
JWT Atlanta and The Marcus Graham Project Announces, Taylor Yarbrough, the Winner of the 2nd Annual Bill Sharp Award. The Sharp Award is named after advertising legend and industry diversity pioneer William “Bill” Sharp. His lasting devotion to helping young African-American students find careers in the advertising industry has been an inspiration to many in the field.
We welcome you to stop by and visit our offices if you should find yourself in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. We are located in the Artist Quarters of the South South on Lamar Building at 1409 S. Lamar #108 in Dallas. Please contact us to make an appointment or to inquire about renting our space for events.
WHAT WE DO
A summer-long internship that provides access to industry knowledge, exposure to industry leaders and experience working with real-world clients.
The Insights Lab
A think-tank and boutique agency for Marcus Graham Project members and supporters.
The Go Fund
A financial scholarship that allows members to attend costly industry conferences, seminars and
Sebastian Go Brand Planner, The Richards Group
The Marcus Graham Project has had a profound impact on my life. I was in a setting where I was given the freedom to create my own path and had a wealth of resources, including some incredible mentors by my side. I left the program with the skills and confidence it took to become an account planner.
Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple.
Eddie Murphy’s Long-Term Effect on Ad Agency Diversity
November 12, 2009
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