World Community Planet
the importance and value of navigating the international environment, and we
can help you chart that territory.
In todayís global
economy, the ability to effectively and instantly communicate with parties half
way across the world is a constant. Complex
issues and message management are no longer geographically-bound.
Understanding political, socio-economic and cultural differences, and
building effective strategies, programs and mechanisms to develop and enhance
mutually beneficial international partnerships and relationships, is key to
influencing the development of domestic and global issues and public policy.
Our International Relations
high-level interfaith Catholic
and Jewish mission to The Vatican
and Israel in the wake of Pope John Paul IIís historic 1998 Holocaust statement,
We Remember: A Reflection On The Shoah.
complex and sensitive communication strategies and negotiations with
prominent religious, diplomatic, and political leaders in Italy and Israel
on behalf of the mission.
and coordinating all aspects of the AJC/Friedrich
Naumann Foundationís (Germany) Promoting
Tolerance in Central and Eastern Europe Program, increasing
programís profile in Los Angeles via successful media, diplomatic and
community outreach. Annual program extends over several days and
includes high-profile political leaders, heads of NGOs, media and education
executives from new democracies in Eastern Europe.
cutting edge seminars
on the fundamentals of
US civil society, community organization, advocacy and activism for the
Association of Turkish American Associations at their annual
and promoting the Los Angeles segment of the US tour of The Shinonome Chorus
and staffing all aspects of high-profile visits and meetings between
Ambassadors, Foreign Ministers, and Heads-of-State and various Los Angeles
Raising the Los Angeles profile of the oldest human relations organization in
the United States with the vehicle of the International Relations endeavor at the local, national and international level by strengthening
strategic relationships and communications and implementing innovative
substantive educational seminars
Consular Corps on
relations, terrorism and
outreach programming and special events that included all eighty-four
members of the Los Angeles Consular Corps, the largest concentration of
diplomats outside of Washington, DC and New York City.
crisis management strategies on behalf of NGOs to effectively coordinate various dynamic
situations influenced by international developments.
cultivation programs and expansion
of existing working associations,
coalitions and collaborative efforts with
and between key diplomats, consulates,
community and political leaders and lay
of various organizations.
organizations at internal and external high-level international meetings and
Relations initiatives to raise profile of international missions,
organizations and activities.
coordination and staffing
of high-level meetings,
with heads of state, ambassadors, diplomats, political, religious, civic
and community leaders.
and researching international advocacy
and coaching high-level
meeting participants, both professional staff and lay leaders/board members.
unique networking programs to introduce diplomats to local politicians,
clergy, media and community leaders.
and speech research and writing in preparation for international programming
for organizations and their lay leaders.
executing internal and external programming, organizational goals,
advocacy, training and outreach for
NGO's International Relations
and securing experts, speakers, seminar leaders and new sources of funding.
publicizing and promoting international programs and special events.
and chairing pioneer national staff training in NGO
International Relations program development.
new management and training for staff and volunteers in diverse diplomatic
exposure and programming in international relations enhanced agency profile enabling domestic and
overseas-negotiated successes that advanced institutional goals and policy
positions of the community at-large.
unique and extensive experience in International Affairs and our widespread
contact network in local diverse ethnic communities gives us the advantage
and expertise that enables us to
help our clients anticipate and manage the impact of new and existing
From developing key international contacts and
programs to crafting messages that make complex situations understandable
and relevant to influencing local and international leaders in the media,
government and NGOs, PRAdvantEDGEís ability to understand and react to
international developments has resulted in successful international
The City of Los Angeles has....
Los Angeles is home to people from 140 countries, speaking 96
in the L.A. school system speak over 90 different languages.
Angeles has a population of 3 million people in the city limits, 9 million
people in Los Angeles county, and 13 million people in "Greater
L.A." (which includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino
and Ventura Counties).
Area: 467 square miles (City of Los Angeles);
4,752 square miles (Los Angeles County)
The City of Los Angeles is:
- 31 percent Caucasian
- 13 percent Asian/Pacific
largest Mexican metropolitan area outside Mexico
largest Korean metropolitan area outside Korea
largest Filipino metropolitan area outside the Philippines
largest Vietnamese metropolitan area outside Vietnam
largest Salvadoran metropolitan area outside El Salvador
largest Guatemalan metropolitan area outside Guatemala
- The second
largest Chinese metropolitan area outside China
- The second
largest Japanese metropolitan area outside Japan
Canadians live in Los Angeles than in Vancouver, British Columbia
The City of
Los Angeles has...
- The largest Asian/Pacific Islander population in the
- The second-largest Jewish population outside of Israel
The fourth-largest African-American metropolitan area in
Los Angeles County has...
The largest Mexican population in the nation (2.5 million)
The largest Korean population outside of Korea
The largest Armenian Population outside of Armenia
A Latino population of 4,135,000 as of 1998
More than 50
foreign-language newspapers are published in Los Angeles County.
are 88 countries represented in Los Angeles County:
consulates in San Francisco with jurisdiction in Los Angeles