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Natalie Venegas

Natalie is Adweek's breaking news reporter covering Agencies and Creativity. Before joining Adweek in October, 2021, Natalie worked at publications including AL DÍA, Austin Monthly magazine and The Daily Texan, the student newspaper for The University of Texas at Austin.

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Miller Lite Celebrates the Legacy of LGBTQ+ Bars With ‘Beers & Queer History’ Guidebook

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In an effort to shine a light on the history of LGBTQ+ bars, Miller Lite released “Beers & Queer History," a guidebook that explores the stories of ten iconic queer [...]

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Film Director Stevo Chang Forged His Own Path

Creative

He saw a way to blend his filmmaking sensibilities with branding and didn't look back.

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Riri Tamura Recognizes the Influential Power of Good Design

Creative

Atomic D's visual designer strives for meaningful work and collaboration.

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Leo Burnett’s Haunting ‘Lost Class’ Honored at ADC Awards

Awards & Honors

Change the Ref and Leo Burnett Chicago generated massive attention with “The Lost Class,” a stunt that fooled vocal gun advocates into speaking at a memorial event for slain students. [...]

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For Latinx-Owned Brands, Pop-Up Shops Aren’t Just Convenient—They’re a Lifeline

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hija De Tu Madre and Mija Cultura are using the marketing tactic to bridge culture and community.

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Forever 21 Rebrands With an Inclusive Love Letter to LA Culture

Fashion & Apparel

The brand shifts its strategy in an effort to forge a relationship with Gen Z.

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Raça Magazine and FCB Brasil Launch Digital Tool to Amplify Black Voices

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

'Black Characters,' a digital tool created in partnership with agency FCB Brasil, was developed by FCB Studio to be used on Twitter as a means to amplify the voices of [...]

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Janice Chen Is Maximizing Accessibility and Community

Creative

Havas CX's senior visual designer doesn't just embrace change—she fuels it.

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To Urge Women’s Empowerment, Hershey’s Made a Dictionary With Only One Word

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Agency BETC Havas and the brand are working to change the vocabulary in Brazil.

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Modelo Honors Cinco de Mayo By Celebrating Mexican American Small Businesses

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Modeleo's “Cinco Auténtico" campaign empowers fans to take action by rejecting overdone celebration rituals and support the small businesses of Mexican American artists.