The Johnson County Diversity and Equity Committee, in partnership with the Olathe Public Library, is sponsoring a Cultural Celebration and Conversation from 6:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Olathe Downtown Library, 201 E. Park. The February meeting features residents from Africa, including Miss Kenya Teen, who will discuss Kenyan culture and the Keep Girls Safe Foundation.
The Johnson County Diversity and Equity Committee formed in 2017. It's a Johnson County Government group comprised of 20 employees who are working to promote the benefits of an inclusive and diverse population, enriching the fabric of the community and Johnson County Government.
This free event, open to the public, is the second Cultural Celebration and Conversation in 2019. Monthly classes are planned. Each meeting will be held from 6:30 - 8 p.m. (the second Tuesday of each month), on March 12, April 9 and May 14. Featured speakers are Johnson County residents who have moved to the area from other countries around the world. Please contact Kay Low with recommendations for speakers.