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Chamber Adds Marketing & Communications Coordinator Kansas City, Missouri: The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the addition of toreystories communications + events (ts) as the new Marketing and Communications Coordinator of the Chamber. ts is founded by Torey Berndt who serves as the Chief Creator. toreystories is a communications company that…

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Chamber Partners with Missouri Small Business Development Center, Offers Discounts to Members KANSAS CITY – The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UMKC to offer an exclusive Mid-America LGBT Chamber member only discounts for ElevationLab training courses. The partnership will provide top-notch training resources for both…

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Missouri Capitol with headline Missouri House launches multiple legislative attacks against transgender youth

Missouri House Steps Up Attacks on Transgender Youth Yesterday evening the Missouri House debated banning transgender kids from playing school sports alongside their peers as an amendment to HB 1141 – a bill protecting students whose GPA was adversely affected by COVID-19. The elected leaders of Missouri chose daily to advance harmful attacks on the…

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SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines Release Date: April 17, 2021 Contact: Press_Office@sba.gov Release Number: 21-29 SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines Economic relief prioritized for underserved communities   WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced key details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for…

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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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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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Chamber Statement on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today the US Supreme court will hear a case that could deny taxpayer funded services to the LGBTQ community. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 – The Fulton v. City of Philadelphia case now under consideration by the Supreme Court…

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Johnson County, Kansas CARES Small Business Relief Grant Johnson County, Kansas, CARES Small Business Relief Grant The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is assisting the Johnson County Enterprise Center in Johnson County (ECJC) with the distribution of the CARES Small Business Relief Grant approved by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners for distribution to Johnson County, Kansas…

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