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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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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 Condemns Missouri HB2044 as Discriminatory The Public Policy Committee and the Mid-America LGBT strongly condemns Missouri HB2044 as legislation that would legalize discrimination in public places, including institutions of learning. With guidance from the Chamber’s 2020 Public Policy Platform, the Public Policy Committee and the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce strongly condemns Missouri HB2044…

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Mid America LGBT Chamber of Commerce policy and advocacy

2020 Public Policy Platform, Calendar Announced The Chamber’s Board of Directors has approved its 2020 Public Policy Platform and announced its 2020 Public Policy Calendar. Read the 2020 Public Policy Platfrom At the January 16th board meeting of the Mid-America LGBT Chamber, Public Policy Committee Chair and Board Member Leon Harden presented the final draft…

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Most Accessible Airport Bathrooms in the World to Include All-Gender FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mid-America LGBT Chamber worked with the Kansas City Aviation Department to finalize designs for all-gender bathrooms at the new KCI single terminal airport. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Thursday, December 19, 2019– The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today…

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Chamber Advocates for Reversal of Hallmark Channel’s Discriminatory Advertising Decision FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mid-America LGBT Chamber advocated on behalf of the LGBT business community and Hallmark employees to encourage the company to denounce and reverse its discriminatory decision to remove LGBT inclusive advertising from the Hallmark Channel. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Monday,…

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Mid America LGBT Chamber of Commerce policy and advocacy

Supreme Court Decision on LGBT Employee Discrimination FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce Affirms Its Support for Protections for LGBT Individuals at All Levels of Government. Download Press Release Kansas City, Missouri // Tuesday, October 8, 2019 // www.midamericalgbt.org – On October 8, 2019 the Supreme Court of the United States will begin…

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Chamber Affirms Support for LGBT Protections FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce comments on the upcoming Supreme Court case considering protections for LGBT individuals at the Federal level. Kansas City, Missouri // Thursday, September 5, 2019 // www.maglcc.org –  On October 8, 2019 the Supreme Court of the United States will begin…

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