Martin Luther King Jr. Day in West Des Moines
|Roundtable Discussion||3 p.m.|
|Refreshments & Entertainment||4 p.m.|
|Mayoral Proclamation||4:15 p.m.|
|Keynote Speaker, Audrey Kennis (see below)||4:30 p.m.|
|Youth Scholarship & Community Leader Awards Presentation||5 p.m.|
Audrey Kennis, DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Director for the City of West Des Moines, has extensive experience developing and leading initiatives to further the advancement of marginalized communities and creating more equitable policies. She has held several positions working with under-represented populations and multi-cultural students within Iowa State University and other educational institutions.
Ms. Kennis obtained her Graduate Certificate in Education for Social Justice, a Master’s Degree in Education and is currently working towards a second Master’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning. She began her employment with the City of West Des Moines in September of 2021.
Learn more about the event here.
Date and Time
Monday Jan 17, 2022
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST
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