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KC Oasis Sunday Gathering – Featured speaker: Lewis Diuguid, “The Assault on DEI Efforts”

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Musical guests: Duo Cucharada (https://www.facebook.com/cucharadamusic/)
Community moment: Julie Manning
Featured speaker: Lewis Diuguid, “The assault that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts face in government, corporate, education, faith and community circles and where that could lead”

Lewis W. Diuguid is chair of the political action committee for the National Association for Multicultural Education. He worked as a journalist for more than 39 years for The Kansas City Star and is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. He is the author of “A Teacher’s Cry: Expose the Truth About Education Today” (2004), “Discovering the Real America: Toward a More Perfect Union” (2007), “Our Fathers: Making Black Men” (2017), and “Exploring Cuba: Erasing Fears Through Multicultural Education” (2024). He is a founding member and treasurer of the Kansas City Association of Black Journalists. He is the winner of many awards, including the 2000 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.

Parallel park in the neighborhood near our building or in the “free on Sundays” KU P2 parking garage two blocks west of our community center. Please reserve the small south parking lot for those who need the ramp to enter the building.

By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the Oasis Code of Conduct (http://www.kcoasis.org/about-oasis/code-of-conduct/).


May 12
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Kansas City Oasis Community Center
1717 W 41st St
Kansas City, MO 64111
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