As an advocate of the Lawrence business community, The Chamber of Lawrence recognizes that addressing diversity, equity and inclusion in our city is fundamental to growth and sustainability for all citizens. To that end, The Chamber will establish a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee to ensure equitable input as we create a commitment to our community in regard to these long-standing issues.
“Creating an inclusive environment that engages individuals that reflect the full spectrum of our city strengthens our organization and is key to the success of Lawrence as a community,” said Bonnie Lowe, The Chamber’s President and CEO. “We want this committee to be meaningful and impactful. We need to recognize the past to understand today’s environment in order to change the future.”
The committee is in the process of being formed, with a goal to start meeting later this summer. The committee will work on creating The Chamber’s continued commitment to Lawrence, including tangible action steps to move our community forward.