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Emergency Resources Related to COVID-19

Emergency Resources Related to COVID-19 As COVID-19 continues to spread across the country and our communities make hard decisions related to social distancing and quarantine, the Chamber recognizes that our small business and non-profit members are going to be hit the hardest. Throughout this public health crisis, the Chamber will work hard to provide valuable…

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Chamber Postpones Events Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus

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

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

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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2020 Public Policy Platform, Calendar Announced

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

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

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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Supreme Court Decision on LGBT Employee Discrimination

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

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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