Tag Archives: Planned Parenthood

Komen has a strategy problem, not a communications problem:  3 ways to tell the difference

It’s no surprise that the Susan G. Komen Foundation is having trouble fundraising after their giant missteps in the handling of grants to Planned Parenthood.   As the former pink powerhouse struggles to regain its footing, it is comical to hear their issues described as a communications problem. They failed to keep local Chapters in the…

From a pink halo to a pink badge of shame…overnight

I often say that good communications is not an effective remedy for bad policy.  When trouble hits, everyone suddenly needs “communications help.”  But communications can only change perception if you’ve fixed the underlying problem.  Case in point:  the Susan G. Komen Foundation. I remember when the Susan G. Komen Foundation came on the scene.  It…