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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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Chamber Opposes Missouri Amendment 3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vote “No” to protect voter-approved Clean Missouri reforms and guarantee equal representation for LGBT voters across the state. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Tuesday, October 27, 2020 –In 2018, Missouri voters approved Amendment 1, also known as Clean Missouri, by a margin of nearly 2-to-1. The…

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Chamber Applauds Expanded LGBT Discrimination Protections Recognized Under Kansas State Law FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas Human Rights Commission’s Interpretation of a 2019 Statute offers expanded LGBT protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Thursday, August 28, 2020 – The Kansas Human Rights Commission (KHRC) will now accept complaints of…

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Arts KC Grant Applications Now Open

ArtsKC Supported Grant Applications Now Open https://artskc.org/grantmaking/apply/catalystprojectgrantinformation/The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is excited to highlight the work of our member partner, ArtsKC as the assist the vibrant arts community which is the cultrual backbone of the Kansas City Metro.  ArtsKC Grants are investments in people, programs, and projects that make the arts more accessible, sustain a…

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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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