June Professional Development Meeting

  • June 15, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Corpus Christi 4337 South Padre Island Dr


  • Please send an email to info@cbshrm.org to get this registration code

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Safe Zone Training

Community Ally & LGBT Cultural Competency


Robert Kymes (he/him)

Associate Director, Coastal Bend Pride Center

Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation 

Date:  Thursday, June 15th

Time:  11:30a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Embassy Suites Corpus Christi 

Session Description

This presentation is designed to help human resources professionals and local employers learn about resources for the LGBTQIA+ Community in the Coastal Bend area. This session will provide Cultural Competency Training and share the importance of learning current and/or new LGBT language and discuss workspace and how to create a safe zone. 

Session Objectives

  • Identify resources available at the Coastal Bend Pride Center
  • Learn to recognize current and/or new LGBT language
  • Learn about peer support groups
  • Learn how to create a safe zone/inclusive language

About the Speaker:

Mr. Robert Kymes is currently the Assistant Director at the Coastal Bend Pride Center. He directs the day-to-day activities within the center, leads all Pride Center support groups, plans & coordinates the Pride Center's large events, and helps raise funds for all programs produced by the Pride Center. Mr. Kymes graduated in 2019 on the Dean's List from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi wtih a Bachelor's Degree in History.

  • $30 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

  • $45 Late Registrants 

  • $10 Virtual Zoom Member  |  $15 Non-Member

  • First Time Attendees (50% discount) , email info@cbshrm.org to get a code.
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