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SBA Announces $16B Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Window to Apply for Shutterd Venue Operators Grant is Open March 28th- Kansas City – The SBA announced the application window for $16B dollars in grant relief for operators of shuttered venues is now open. “Eligible entities may be live venue operators or promoters, theatrical producers, live performing…

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Habitat For Humanity Announces Pride Build Projects for 2021 Pride Build 2021 Focused on Home Improvement Kansas City, Missouri, April 2nd, 2021 – Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City is working to build an inclusive Kansas City community. This year, Habitat KC’s Pride Build is supporting LGBTQ+ homeowners by assisting with exterior home repairs needed…

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Stop AAPI Hate

The Chamber Stands in Support of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders The Chamber stands with our Asian American and Pacific Islander members, partners, and allies. Last year saw an enormous increase in racist and xenophobic assumptions, behaviors and reported attacks against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Stop AAPI Hate reported 3,292 incidents in…

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Burns & McDonnell Names Harden as First DEI Strategy Manager KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to…

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ACTION ALERT: Contact the Senate Education Committee to oppose SB 208 ACTION ALERT: Contact the Senate Education Committee to oppose SB 208 Last week, we successfully stopped an attempt in the House to attach an amendment that would bully trans youth and require trans athletes to participate in the athletic team that matches the gender…

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Ronawk LLC is First Biomanufacturing Company in Greater Kansas City to Receive LGBT Business Certification Ronawk, LLC. Receives LGBT Busines Enterpise (LGBTBE®) Certification Kansas City, MO – The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to announce the LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification of Ronawk LLC,  by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). NGLCC is the…

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Business Credit Works Receives LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) Certification Business Credit Works Receives LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) Certification Kansas City, MO – The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to announce the LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification of Business Credit works by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). NGLCC is the business voice of the…

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Save Inc. Hosts Welcome Home Supply Drive Multiple Mid-America LGBT Chamber Members Take Part in Save Inc KC’s Supply Drive  SAVE, Inc.’s Welcome Home Supply Drive is underway! Through February 6, you can take a donation of kitchen supplies, hygiene supplies or cleaning supplies into nine local businesses for SAVE, Inc.’s Welcome Home Buckets. Participating…

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Stellar Image Studios Launches Free Video Workshop for Women Stellar Image Studios Launches Free Video Workshop for Women KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2021 — Stellar Image Studios announces the introduction of SHOW (SIS Hands On Workshops), a free program designed to teach women the basics of video production. Attendees are assigned a mock client…

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Rioters Climbing Capitol Hill Wall

Chamber Condems Hawley and Marshall for Supporting Capitol Attack Creator: Pacific Press | Credit: Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Chamber Condemns Josh Hawley, Roger Marshall for Supporting Capitol Insurrection The Mid-America LGBT Chamber condemns the actions of Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall in support of the violence and insurrection that occurred at the nation’s…

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