Diversity & Inclusion Workshop: The Underground Railroad: Learning From Our History

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Name: Diversity & Inclusion Workshop: The Underground Railroad: Learning From Our History
Date: February 23, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
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Event Description:

Winston Churchill once said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
The Underground Railroad and the slavery abolition movement is an inspiring example from American History where White and Black people worked together for freedom and equality for all.
For over a decade, Störling Dance Theatre has told the powerful story of the Underground Railroad at the Kauffman Center, inspiring audiences to work together towards racial reconciliation in our city today. Join Jeremiah Enna, Executive Director of Underground and The Culture House and Ray Jarrett, Executive Director of UniteKC, for a discussion about the history of the Underground Railroad and how this creative work can inspire us in the work of racial reconciliation today.  

Thank you to our 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sponsors!

Our Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Series Presenting Sponsor is Commerce Bank.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Presenting Sponsors are CommunityAmerica Credit UnionEvergy and Hallmark. Our Cornerstone Sponsors are American Century InvestmentsBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas CityEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation JE Dunn ConstructionLockton CompaniesREACH Healthcare FoundationSaint Luke's Health SystemT-MobileUMB Bank and Waddell & Reed. Our Regional Diversity Sponsors are Black & VeatchGrant ThorntonHoneywell FMT,   McCownGordon ConstructionSpireSS&C, and VanTrust Real Estate. Our Supporting Diversity Sponsors are Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerCBIZ/MHMChildren's MercyEnterprise Holdings, Ernst & YoungGarminHNTB CompaniesHusch BlackwellH&R BlockKansas City UniversityKVC Health SystemsLathrop GPMLead Bank,  Mazuma Credit Union,  McAnany, Van Cleave & PhillipsShook Hardy & BaconStinsonThe Builders' Association,  The University of KansasThe University of Kansas Health System and Turner Construction Company.

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Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, February 23
11:30- 1 p.m. 
Contact Information:
Greg Valdovino
This event is free to attend. 
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