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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LINC and Summer

LINC is deeply involved in providing summer school and summer programs.

The summer programs vary depending on the LINC school district partner. Detailed information, and a way to submit questions, are available through links below. Some summer program details are still being worked out.

The most up-to-date information on all LINC summer programs is available on our website.

Kansas City Public Schools

LINC is operating a six-week program from Monday, June 1, to Friday, July 10. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Watch a video about last year's summer school program, which this year is expanding to 17 elementary schools. LINC will also offer before- and after-school care at another three schools.

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Other School Districts

LINC will have a summer presence in Grandview, Hickman Mills, Center, Fort Osage and North Kansas City. In these districts, the school district will be operating the summer school while LINC will provide additional hours or opportunities.

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LINC Chess programs keep students, adults playing in the summer

LINC Chess  is once again hosting programs this summer with LINC Chess Camp and LINC Chess University at Woodland Early Learning Center in Kansas City Public Schools. From 8 a.m. to noon starting Monday, July 27-Friday, July 31 students can improve their chess game with LINC Chess instructors during LINC Chess. Adults can sign up for LINC Chess University to become a certified LINC Chess instructor.

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Pitcher students in K.C.P.S. to hold art show in Crossroads

Third-six grade Pitcher Elementary students will showcase their artwork created this semester during the June First Fridays event on June 5 in the Crossroads Arts District. From 6-9 p.m., student work will be displayed along with hip-hop group performances, a kid's creation station for arts&crafts, hamburgers, hotdogs, and much more. 

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