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American Century Investments Jackie Wagner recognized as a Global Top 100 Gamechanger

American Century Investments Jackie Wagner recognized as a Global Top 100 Gamechanger The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate American Century Investments, Jackie Wagner, for her recognition as a Global Top 100 Gamechanger for 2022. LGBT Great, a London-based organization that specializes in developing diversity and inclusion within the global financial services…

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Request for Information – Small Business and Childcare

Request for Information – Small Business and Childcare The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) has provided the State of Missouri unprecedented funds to increase and strengthen our state’s child care system. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Childhood is seeking your assistance help them to learn more about child care needs of…

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Grow Your Business Through LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certification

Grow Your Business Through LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certification JPMorgan Chase & Co. is partnering with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) to certify 100 LGBT+ business enterprises. Chamber membership and certification fees will be sponsored by JPMorgan Chase’s Office of LGBT+ Affairs and distributed through the NGLCC. Becoming certified as an LGBT Business…

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Mid-America LGBT Chamber Announces Board of Director Nominations Now Open

Mid-America LGBT Chamber Announces Board of Director Nominations Now Open The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce has notified its members that nominations and applications for the Board of Directors are now open through May 31, 2022. Kansas City, Missouri | Monday, May 2, 2022– The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce (the “Chamber”) announced to its…

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5 Reasons to Join the LGBTBE® Happy Hour

5 Reasons to Join the LGBTBE® Happy Hour We cannot wait to welcome you to our Get To Know The LGBTBE® Happy Hour! this Thursday at Spark! Coworking space (aka our Chamber office). You won’t want to miss out on this casual and FUN Happy Hour to learn more about our LGBTBE® Certification process (FREE…

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Honoring Women’s History: Kansas City PBS Releases New Documentary

Honoring Women’s History: Kansas City PBS Releases New Documentary Kansas City PBS is releasing a brand-new documentary highlighting a little-known piece of Kansas City history. Womontown: Welcome to the Sisterhood, will premiere Thursday, March 17, at 7:30pm, on Channel 19.1 or streaming on the PBS app. In the late 1980s, women regularly found themselves on the outside…

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ACTION ALERT: KANSAS SB484 Attacks Transgender Youth in Sports

ACTION ALERT: KANSAS SB484 Attacks Transgender Youth in Sports The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce asks members and member representatives to reach out to local representatives of the Kansas Senate and the Committee on Education to provide opposition testimony for Senate Bill #484, which attacks the rights of transgender athletes in public elementary, secondary, or…

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Ambassador of the Month: Elven Hickmon

Ambassador of the Month: Elven Hickmon The Ambassadors are proud to recognize Elven Hickmon as the November Ambassador of the month.   Kansas City, MO | Tuesday, November 23, 2021 If you’ve been to a Chamber event, chances are you’ve seen Elven Hickmon. Often the first face you see at our events, Elven has served…

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$2 Million in New Grants Aimed for LGBTQ+-owned and Ally Restaurants

$2 Million in New Grants Aimed for LGBTQ+-owned and Ally Restaurants National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Teams Up Affiliate Chambers and Grubhub to Offer $2 Million Dollars of String-Free Funds for Struggling Restaurants Impacted by Covid-19.   America’s vulnerable LGBTQ+-owned restaurants and bars serving food will find a vital lifeline this fall stemming from the…

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Listen: Suzanne Wheeler Returns to the KC Cares Podcast

Listen: Suzanne Wheeler Returns to the KC Cares Podcast Executive Director Suzanne Wheeler joined the KC Cares Podcast virtually to discuss the chamber’s mission and programming and the challenges of operating during the pandemic. Mid-America LGBT Chamber Executive Director, Suzanne Wheeler, recently returned to the KC Cares Podcast to discuss the chamber’s unique position as…

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