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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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Ambassador of Month: Mike Penner The Mid-America LGBT Chamber’s Ambassadors Program recognizes Mike Penner as May’s Ambassador of the Month Kansas City, Missouri | Monday May 3, 2021 – The Ambassadors for the Mid-America LGBT Chamber are proud to recognize Mike Penner as May’s Ambassador of the month. Mike has been an asset to the…

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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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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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Burns & McDonnell Names Harden as First DEI Strategy Manager KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to…

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ACTION ALERT: Contact the Senate Education Committee to oppose SB 208 ACTION ALERT: Contact the Senate Education Committee to oppose SB 208 Last week, we successfully stopped an attempt in the House to attach an amendment that would bully trans youth and require trans athletes to participate in the athletic team that matches the gender…

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Ambassador of Month: Blake Dankert The Mid-America LGBT Chamber’s Ambassadors Program recognizes Blake Dankert as February’s Ambassador of the Month Kansas City, Missouri | Thursday February 18, 2021 – The Ambassadors are proud to recognize Blake Dankert as February’s Ambassador of the month. Blake has been the hidden gem behind the scenes of every Ambassador…

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Business Credit Works Receives LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) Certification Business Credit Works Receives LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) Certification Kansas City, MO – The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to announce the LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification of Business Credit works by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). NGLCC is the business voice of the…

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Save Inc. Hosts Welcome Home Supply Drive Multiple Mid-America LGBT Chamber Members Take Part in Save Inc KC’s Supply Drive  SAVE, Inc.’s Welcome Home Supply Drive is underway! Through February 6, you can take a donation of kitchen supplies, hygiene supplies or cleaning supplies into nine local businesses for SAVE, Inc.’s Welcome Home Buckets. Participating…

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