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June 5, 2021

The Bridge 90.9 Features LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certified Businesses the Entire Month of June Kansas City, Missouri – The Bridge, Kansas City’s listener-supported, non-commercial NPR music radio station partnered…

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Mid-America LGBT Opens Applications for the Board of Directors

May 18, 2021

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s Board Nominating Committee. This esteemed committee is comprised of civic innovators and diversity and inclusion advocates with the…

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Action Alert: Take Action to Uphold the Veto of Anti-Trans Sports bill and Voter Disenfranchisement Bills

May 3, 2021

UPDATED Noon 5/3/21: The veto override of SB55 was struck down by one vote in the Senate this morning.  The veto of House Bills 2183 and 2332 passed the House…

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Ambassador of Month: Mike Penner

May 3, 2021

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…

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Missouri House Steps Up Attacks on Transgender Youth

April 21, 2021

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…

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SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

April 20, 2021

Release Date: April 17, 2021 Contact: Release Number: 21-29 SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines Economic relief prioritized for underserved communities   WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator…

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SBA Announces $16B Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

April 7, 2021

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…

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Habitat For Humanity Announces Pride Build Projects for 2021

April 2, 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…

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The Chamber Stands in Support of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

March 31, 2021

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…

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Burns & McDonnell Names Harden as First DEI Strategy Manager

March 25, 2021

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…

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