Author

Liz Hamor

Liz Hamor

Liz Hamor is a champion for diversity, equity and inclusion and participates in active leadership within her community. Hamor holds a master's degree in ESOL and bilingual education from Kansas State University and taught in Emporia, Kansas, and San Antonio, Texas. In 2014, she co-founded GLSEN Kansas and spent years working toward a safer, more inclusive Kansas for LGBTQ youth. In May 2021, she left GLSEN Kansas to focus on empowering Kansans through her leadership consulting business, Center of Daring.

OPINION

What does an LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinance mean for Wichita? Your questions answered.

By: - September 23, 2021

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Liz Hamor runs a leadership consulting business, Center of Daring. Most Kansans agree that discrimination is wrong and goes against their values. However, a proposed LGBTQ-inclusive […]

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Liz Hamor with a photo of her grandparents. Her grandfather ran a grain elevator and served on a school board in rural northwest Kansas. Her grandmother volunteered at church and the nursing home. (Submitted)

My grandparents taught me that some Kansas values are nonpartisan

By: - August 1, 2020

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Liz Hamor is a third generation Kansan. “How have masks become a political issue?” When a friend exasperatedly asked this question rhetorically, I’d already been turning […]