Articles on PR for People

Diné College Case Study: How federal funding increases equity, connectivity, opportunity

Barbara Lloyd McMichael explores how federal funding can increase equity, connectivity and opportunity. Established by the Navajo Nation in 1968, Diné College is the first tribally controlled and accredited collegiate institution in the country.


Building Back Better: the U.S. Department of Education

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative. This month she focuses on the U.S. Department of Education.


Building Back Better: The U.S. Department of Transportation

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative.  


Building Back Better: Can Beauty Save Us?

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the impact of the Biden Administration’s Building Back Better initiative. 


Building Back Better: U.S. Department of Labor

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the history of key government agencies and how they are “Building Back Better” under the Biden Administration.


Building Back Better: Department of Veterans Affairs

Today the Department of Veterans Affairs is the United States’ second biggest federal department in terms of discretionary spending. It oversees America’s largest health care system, and also offers a broad array of other services: education benefits, vocational training, home loans, social services, adaptive sports, cemetery burials, and much more.


Libraries We Love – Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Each month, we profile a library: Large, small, urban, rural, post-modern, quaint or neo-classic. This month Barbara Lloyd McMichael writes about Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago.


Building Back Better: the U.S. Treasury Department

Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s monthly column examines the history of key government and how they are “Building Back Better” under the Biden Administration. This month she examines the U.S. Treasury Department.


Building Back Better: the Department of Health and Human Services

From the complexities of the ambitious public-private partnership called Operation Warp Speed, to the problematic early rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines late last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been a central player in formulating the United States’ response to the coronavirus.


Building Back Better: The National Endowment for the Arts

The pandemic has hit the cultural sector hard. Barbara McMichael’s new monthly column examines the history of The National Endowment of the Arts and the possibility that the arts would once again be elevated in the Biden administration