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EQUAL OPPORUNITY DINNER & AWARDS

2021 Equal Opportunity Dinner & Awards
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2021 Equal Opportunity Dinner & Awards

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Botanica Wichita

Thank You to our Presenting Sponsor:

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. 

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Join us in congratulating our Honorees!

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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Special Guest Speaker

Circuit Judge (ret.), US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, City Solicitor (ret.), Baltimore City Dept. of Law

Thank you to all our sponsors!

 

LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

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EMPOWERMENT SPONSOR

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CHAMPION SPONSORS 

 

 

 

Strategic Engagement and Planning

 

OPPORTUNITY SPONSORS

The Docking Group

Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas

Hawthorn Capital LLC

Envision, Inc.

Davis Moore Auto Group

Wichita Chamber of Commerce

Wil-Ken Enterprises

It Takes a Village

Lowe's

Sedgwick County Health Department

COMMUNITY SPONSORS

Berry Foundation

Newman University

United Way of the Plains

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

LEADERSHIP SPONSOR - $10,000 

  • Premier recognition as a Leadership Sponsor

  • Two tables with preferred seating (16 seats)

  • Eight tickets to the VIP Reception

  • 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 on all event materials and social media

  • One table with preferred seating (8 seats) 

  • Six tickets to the VIP reception

  • Acknowledgement during event remarks

  • Designated social media post

  • Organization logo and link on the event webpage

 

CHAMPION SPONSOR – $2,500 

  • Recognition on all event materials and social media

  • One table with recognition (8 seats)

  • Four tickets to the VIP reception

  • Designated social media post

  • Organization logo and link on the event webpage

 

OPPORTUNITY SPONSOR (Table Host) - $1,000 

  • Recognition on all event materials and during the event

  • One table with recognition

  • Two tickets to the VIP reception

  • Social media post with other Table Sponsors

  • Organization name listed on the event webpage

 

COMMUNITY SPONSOR - $500 

  • Recognition on all event materials

  • Four tickets to the event

  • Social media post with other Community Sponsors

  • Organization name listed on the event webpage

For more information Click Here to Email Angela.