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About pretcetera

Toni Beckham is president and CEO of PR, et Cetera, Inc., a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm she established in 1999. The company serves the communications needs of individuals, small public and privately held companies, and non-profit organizations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

SAN FRANCISCO’S AFROSOLO THEATRE COMPANY CELEBRATES 24TH SEASON WITH BLACK VOICES PERFORMANCE SERIES: “OUR VOICES, OUR LIVES”

~ Oct 18-21 | Buriel Clay Theatre ~ Full Press Release  SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA: San Francisco’s AfroSolo Theatre Company excitedly announced today its 24th anniversary season with its annual AfroSolo Arts Festival.” Titled “Black Voices Performance Series: Our … Continue reading

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FOUR GENERATIONS OF BLACK COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS COMPETE IN 34TH BILL PICKETT INVITATIONAL RODEO

July 14 & 15, 2018 • Rowell Ranch, Castro Valley, CA Full press release SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA: To the delight of thrilled audiences and rodeo fans, some of the nation’s most skilled and entertaining Black cowboys and cowgirls … Continue reading

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PALACE TRAVEL, INC. HOSTS HISTORIC RETURN OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Ghana, West Africa 10-Day Luxury Tour | Aug. 5 through Aug. 14, 2019 Full press release UNITED STATES NATIONWIDE: Palace Travel, Inc. is excited to host this highly-anticipated 10-day Ghana, West Africa tour from August 5 through 14, 2019. Overnight … Continue reading

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Summer Online STEM and Computer Science Learning Opportunity For San Francisco Bay Area Children of Color

Full press release San Francisco Bay Area, CA: This summer, Bay Area Tutoring Association will host a Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) & Computer Science Virtual Academy  for 200 elementary school students. The program is 100% online, offers six … Continue reading

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The Hammer Theater in Association with the Marsh presents … Brian Copeland’s Award-winning “NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN”

Growing up Confounded and Isolated in a Nearly All-white Bay Area Town Full Media advisory San Jose, CA: On Saturday, February 3rd, Brian Copeland returns to San Jose in his award-winning performance of “Not a Genuine Black Man,” a one-man … Continue reading

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GivingTuesday ALERT! • 1000 Book Holiday Challenge (on Facebook) 1000 Books for 1000 S.F. Bay Area Children

In the San Francisco Bay Area, African American and Latino students are the poorest academic performing subgroup. Research indicates trauma, caregiver literacy levels, socioeconomic status, non-access to high-quality reading materials and non-existent cultural and ancestral connections are many of the … Continue reading

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INNOVATIVE NEW DEVICE ENSURES NOTHING WILL EVER BE LOST AGAIN, NOT EVEN A KID

Smart Young Inventor Develops ‘Gotcha’ GPS Tracking Device Full press release SAN JOSE, CA: Find My Everything Inc. is excited to announce today the release of its practical and exceptionally functional tracking apparatus that will enable users to locate misplaced … Continue reading

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