Kirk P. Perucca, President

Project Equality

P.O. Box 7085, Kansas City, MO 64113-0085


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Project Equality's 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Summit will be held Thursday, February 28 at the Pierson Auditorium, UMKC Campus in Kansas City, Missouri.

Project Equality’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit brings together leaders in the civic, educational, financial, governmental, health, corporate and legal communities to discuss where we are on the road to full inclusion, but even more importantly, what strategies will make equality and access a reality for all. The day long has a focus on forward-thinking initiatives which encourage awareness and open dialogue for all attendees. 

Tickets include admission to the event, continental breakfast, lunch and parking on the UMKC campus in the Cherry Street parking garage (levels 5 & 6), which is located at E 50th Street and Cherry Streets. The Student Union is located at 5000 Holmes, Kansas City, MO.

2019 Project Equality Diversity and Inclusion Summit Schedule
Project Equality believes in equality and justice in the workplace. We unite the corporate, nonprofit, education and religious communities into a force for equality, justice and fairness in the workplace. Through facilitated discussions, community leaders identify and establish best practices that enhance workplace fairness. We work collaboratively to spotlight the best resources in our region that empower fairness in the workplace. 

The workplace should be a place employees can thrive and grow. Discrimination is still common in the workplace. It takes many forms. Disparate treatment due to race, sexual harassment towards employees, reprisals because of sexual orientation, terminations due to age, ability/disability, age or religious bias. Project Equality works to raise the awareness of all forms of discrimination.

8:00 a.m.  Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking
8:45 a.m.  Gathering and Welcome
9:00 a.m.  Keynote, Dr. Joy DeGruy
11:00 a.m.  Break, Networking
11:15 a.m. Response, The Reverend Starsky Wilson, Dr. Susan Wilson 
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Networking 
1:30 p.m. How We Heal, Dr. DeGruy
3:00 p.m. Adjourn and Book Signing with Dr. DeGruy

* Schedule subject to change

**Scholarships are available to cover ticket costs.
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