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Chamber Elects New Executive Committee, Board Members FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mid-America LGBT Chamber has elected new Executive Committee members and its membership has confirmed three new Board Members from the most diverse applicant pool in Chamber history, including former Kansas City Mayor Sly James. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Monday, August 3, 2020–…

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Chamber Public Policy: The Platform with Susan Ruiz Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce: The Platform with Susan Ruiz (full video) from SocialScope Productions on Vimeo. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Public Policy Committee Chair Leon Harden interviews Kansas House Representative of District 23 Susan Ruiz about her experience as a legislator and Medicaid Expansion ahead of the…

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Chamber recognizes Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to stand with African Americans across our region and the country in recognition of Junteenth, the anniversary of the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the United States. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Friday, June 19, 2020 – Today…

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SCOTUS Rules Existing Civil Rights Protections includes LGBTQ Workers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that protections provided by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for sex discrimination include LGBTQ individuals. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Monday, June 15, 2020 – In October 2019, the Mid-America LGBT Chamber…

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Emergency Resources Related to COVID-19 Responsibly Moving Back to the Work Place During the past few weeks, the Kansas City Metro stepped up to “flatten the curve” and reduce the impact of COVID-19.  Our Chamber recognizes that our small business and non-profit members have been some of the hardest hit during this period, and we…

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Chamber Postpones Events Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020 From Danny Zaslavsky Mid-America LGBT Chamber Board President  Dear Mid-America LGBT Chamber Members, Our top priority is the health and safety of our members and their loved ones. Therefore, in the best interest of our members and our community, the Chamber has decided to…

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Crestwood Equity Partners LP Joins Chamber March 11, 2019 | www.midamericalgbt.org: Crestwood Equity Partners LP has joined the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce as an Executive Level Member. We look forward to a long and valuable relationship and celebrate Crestwood’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. “We value the diversity of our communities and are…

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Chamber Condemns Missouri House Bill 2173 The Mid-America LGBT Chamber condemns Missouri House Bill 2173 which runs contrary to the 2015 Supreme Court decision affirming Marriage Equality. Missouri a great place to do business. In fact, Missouri is in the top 20 of all U.S. States in attracting new business to our community. In the…

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Chamber Members Recognized Nationally for Diversity & Inclusion Congratulations to Mid-America LGBT corporate members for earning recognition from HRC and Forbes Magazine as top places to work for LGBTQ employees! The Chamber is proud to celebrate with our corporate partners who received national recognition for LGBTQ diversity and inclusion by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)…

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Spinning Tree Theatre Looking Forward to Growing with Chamber Andrew (Managing Director) & Michael (Artistic Director) Grayman-Parkhurst “We moved back to Kansas City (Andrew’s hometown) in 2010 to create a not-for-profit professional theatre company. Shortly after, the curtain went up and Spinning Tree Theatre quickly became a respected arts organization. In our first nine seasons,…

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