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EQUAL OPPORUNITY DINNER & AWARDS

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2021 Equal Opportunity Dinner & Awards

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Botanica Wichita

The Equal Opportunity Dinner is an annual fundraising event that celebrates trailblazing leaders who personify Urban League’s mission of Empowering Communities and Changing Lives. The program honors champions of equality, diversity, and leadership in our community. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Leadership Sponsor - $10,000 

  • Premier recognition as the Leadership Sponsor

  • Table for eight with premier seating

  • Acknowledgment during event remarks

  • Opportunity to be a presenting sponsor of an event segment

  • Recognition on all event materials and social media

  • Designated social media post week-of event

  • Organization logo and link on the event webpage

 

Empowerment Sponsor - $5,000

  • Recognition as Empowerment Sponsor on all event materials and social media

  • Table for eight with preferred seating 

  • Acknowledgement during event remarks

  • Designated social media post

  • Organization logo and link on the event webpage

 

Champion Sponsors – $2,500 

  • Recognition as Champion Sponsor on all event materials and social media

  • Four tickets to the event 

  • Designated social media post

  • Organization logo and link on the event webpage

 

Table (Opportunity) Sponsors - $1,000 

  • Recognition as Opportunity Sponsor on all event materials and during the event

  • Two tickets to the event

  • Social media post with other Table Sponsors

  • Organization name listed on the event webpage

 

Community Sponsor - $500 

  • Recognition as Community Sponsor on all event materials

  • Social media post with other Community Sponsors

  • Organization name listed on the event webpage

For more information email Angela.

About the Awards

 

Whitney M. Young Leadership Award - This award acknowledges one exceptional leader who works to improve the local urban community through influential leadership. Whitney Young expanded the National Urban League from a small advocacy organization to a multi-million dollar operating nonprofit with a leading national presence. During his tenure from 1961 to 1971, Young brought the organization to the forefront of the American Civil Rights Movement.  

 

Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Award - This award acknowledges an organization that strives towards a safe, inclusive, empathetic, and talented work environment. This organization is known for its openness to diversity and ongoing inclusion which cultivates fully engaged and effective teamwork. Employees at this organization are respected, valued, and thriving. 

 

Exceptional Nonprofit or Small Business Award - This award acknowledges a nonprofit or small business (less than 500 employees) in the Wichita metro area which is able to constantly create meaningful impact and engagement for the community by connecting people to their mission and values. This organization influences and inspires its staff, board, volunteers, donors, and other community partners. They provide resources, programs, or services that help build and sustain strong communities.