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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Apply now for EPFP 2016-17 fellowship

The Missouri-Kansas Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) is seeking applicants for its 2016-2017 program, which begins in September.

The Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) is a professional development program for individuals whose work record reflects strong leadership abilities and a concern for issues important to children and education.

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Two new LINC Commissioners approved

Two individuals have been approved as LINC Commissioners — the governance board for the Local Investment Commission — at the group's April meeting.

The new commissioners are Tom Davis and Ken Powell.

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2016 KIDS COUNT data book announced

The Family and Community Trust (FACT) will release the KIDS COUNT 2016 data book on Tuesday, April 5 in Columbia, MO. KIDS COUNT is a national and state-by-state effort to track the well-being of children through high quality data. 

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Community organizes Day of the Child event

Independence will honor children and the community's rich heritage with an International Day of the Child celebration on Saturday, May 7, 11 am to 4 pm, at Hill Park, 2201 S. Maywood. The community celebration is free and open to the public.

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