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The Impact of the #MeToo Movement on the Workplace

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Plexpod Westport Commons Medallion Theater

300 East 39th Street

Kansas City, MO 64111

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When the #MeToo hashtag was introduced through social media in October 2017, it was impossible to realize the viral impact it would have. Suddenly, victims of sexual harassment and assault had a platform from which to drive awareness of the situation’s widespread prevalence. Now, two years later, what have been the consequences of the #MeToo Movement – intended and unintended – especially as they relate to women in the workplace? American Public Square will take up this issue from multiple perspectives with a panel discussion on Wednesday, September 25th. Join us!


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  • Sarah Beaulieu from Boston who is affiliated with the Women's Media Center and has authored the forthcoming book, Breaking the Silence Habit: A Practical Guide to Uncomfortable Conversations in the MeToo Workplace.


  • Kim Jones who is an employment trial attorney and managing partner of the law firm Seyfreth Blumenthal & Harris, who represents corporations and not-for-profit organizations.


  • Andrea Baran, the regional attorney for the EEOC. She has received honors for her work on sexual discrimination and racial discrimination cases.


  • Marvin Motley is a former HR and supply chain management executive with Sprint who is currently a mediator in the Kansas City area.




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