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Community Coffee Hour Featuring Sean Crean of the U.S. Speaker Program

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, August 6th
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
  • Location: Grand Coffee, 2345 Grand Blvd Suite A, Kansas City, MO 64108

Join us for our new Monthly Global Ties KC Community Coffee Hour, an opportunity to start your week with engaging conversations, collaboration, and meaningful connections. Held at the Grand Coffee right by Union Station, this pre-workday drop-in event is perfect for networking with our community and learning about Global Ties KC.

We will be joined by Sean Crean of the U.S. Speaker Program. The U.S. Speaker Program collaborates with U.S. embassies and consulates around the world to connect professional foreign audiences with American citizen experts on topics of strategic importance to the United States. Programs are conducted in person and through virtual engagement platforms and focus on key foreign policy topics including tackling climate change, promoting media literacy, providing alternatives to violent extremism, advancing economic prosperity, expanding educational diplomacy, and fostering open government and civil society.

Why Attend?

  • Network: Build connections with like-minded individuals and professionals in the Global Ties KC network.
  • Learn: Gain insights from previous hosts, the Global Ties KC team, international visitors, and guest speakers who bring unique perspectives and experiences to the Kansas City community.
  • Engage: Participate in conversations that can spark new ideas and collaborations.


Street parking is available on Grand St. heading south alongside Washington Square Park. Additional parking is also available on Pershing Rd. Validation will not be given for the parking garage.

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