Triangle: Diversity expert to speak at network meeting

Carolinas News Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. — Stan Kimer will be the guest speaker at the upcoming meeting of the Raleigh Business and Professional Network on Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m., at P.G. Werth’s, 927 W. Morgan St.

The topic will be “What We Might Face Next — LGBT Rights and the November Election.” Kimer said, “There is a lot of uncertainty and much angst and consternation about what may be next for LGBTQ Americans” with the election of Donald Trump as president. Information shared will provide a facts-based analysis and what could possibly change and how fast things can be put together by Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, an LGBTQ workplace advocacy organization.

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Registration is available online.

info: raleighnetwork.org.

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