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Health Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Council Cultural Competency Speaker Series

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for the LGBTQIA Community: 101

Kari Jo Freudigmann, M.S., UMKC assistant director, LGBTQIA programs and services
Kimberly Tilson, B.S.N., R.N., nurse care manager, TMC Behavioral Health Community Access Program; Health Science District LGBTQIA patient care advocate

This is a two-part session. Part one is a 101 basic knowledge session. Part two on October 3 is an application skills session. Participants in part one will learn to:

* identify issues facing the LGBTQIA community
* demonstrate fundamental skills to become a community ally
* reduce the fear of reprisal and discrimination

Participants in this session may also receive 25 wellness points toward their Total Rewards benefits package.

To register, go to

Because of space considerations, registration is encouraged but not required.

Also available online via Zoom at


August 8
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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UMKC Health Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Council


Health Sciences Building Room 3301
2464 Charlotte Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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