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Create Great Talent | OutPro

As a champion for a diverse and inclusive community, the Chamber is proud to provide OutPro: An LGBT professionals group that can serve as both a resource to employers and employees as well as an affinity group for the LGBTIA+ community.

OutPro promotes a welcoming culture in the West Michigan community and offers social and professional networking opportunities throughout the city. OutPro events are attended by professionals at all career levels, representing a diversity of corporations, small businesses, and public and non-profit organizations.

March event – Unscramble the Scrabble: LGBTQIA+ 101

The March OutPro event will provide a safe space for attendees to gain an awareness and understanding of the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQIA+ community. This event will feature a panel discussion and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Whether you are an ally, an HR professional, or simply looking to learn more, this event is for you!

Panelists include:
– Jazz McKinney, Residential Clinical Manager, D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s
– Jeffrey Sorenson, Director, Out On The Lakeshore
– Jen Hsu-Bishop, Director, GVSU Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center

Tuesday, March 31
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Mitten Brewing Co.

Click here to register

Questions? Contact Ken James at ken@grandrapids.org.

Be sure to visit the OutPro Facebook page for upcoming events and more!

Series Sponsors

Event Underwriter

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit 7

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit & Diversity Visionary Awards 2

Community Trustee

EPIC Awards Gala 4

Chamber Champion

132nd Annual Meeting 20