A new infographic produced by the University of Missouri Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) highlights some data about child economic well-being from recently released census data.
Welcome to LINC
The Local Investment Commission (LINC) is a non-profit organization that works with state and local government, businesses, community and civic leaders to improve the lives of children and families in the Kansas City region.
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New Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell speaks about his vision and plans for the district at the July 2016 LINC Commission Meeting.
Two communities — Kansas City, Mo. and Independence — are planning special evening events on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in conjunction with National Night Out Against Crime.
The Kansas City United Against Crime event will be from 4-7 pm at the Swope Park Pavilion, 63rd and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Mo.
Raising a grandchild, niece, or nephew can be rewarding, but also challenging. The 2016 Grandfamilies Conference will provide information and resources to support caregivers in the parenting role.
The conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 North 291 Highway, Liberty, Mo.
Quick-acting staff at a Family Support Division Kansas City location helped resuscitate a seven-day-old baby who was struggling to breathe and starting to turn blue.
The incident occurred at the Woodland Early Learning Center, where the Family Support Division, the Children’s Division and the Local Investment Commission share co-located space on the second floor of the school located in northwest Kansas City, Mo.
The young mother was visiting the FSD office to apply for food stamps and noticed her young child was struggling to breathe and asked for help.