Fourth Annual Inclusion Forum Registration Now Open!!!

Registration for the Fourth Annual Inclusion Forum is now open!!!

This year’s theme is “Including LGBTQ Employees in Your Workforce.” The two featured speakers are Karis Agnew, field director of PROMO in Springfield, and Jaimie Hileman, executive director of Trans Education Service, LLC in St. Louis. Their presentations will include foundational information and terminology used with the LGBTQ community, as well as data regarding organizational standards and best practices your company can utilize. Additional resources for your business and employees will also be available.

PROMO is a statewide organization advocating for LGBTQ equality, including in the workplace. Founded in 1986, PROMO actively participates in legislative action, grassroots organizing, and community education.

Trans Education Service, LLC provides resources to organizations and employers to improve inclusion and engagement with transgender and LGBTQIA+ people. TES engages cultural competency training, policy development, and other activities to promote accepting environments and inclusive work spaces.

The Inclusion Forum will begin at 8:00 a.m. on October 3 at the Holiday Inn in Joplin at 3402 Arizona Ave., with check in and networking. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.; the program starts at 9:00 a.m.

Presentation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Partners Southwest Missouri Inclusion Award will take place at 11:00 a.m.

The cost to attend is $25.00 and includes a hot breakfast and forum materials. Registration and/or payment after September 20 will be $35.00.

Click HERE to register.

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Download the flyer HERE.

We hope to see you in October!!!