Welcome to LINC

The Local Investment Commission (LINC) is a citizen-driven community collaborative involving efforts by the state of Missouri to work with neighborhood leaders, citizens, business, civic and labor leaders to improve the lives of children and families in the Kansas City region. Learn more about LINC.

Area parents invited to 9th Annual Parents Summit

National Alliance of Black School Educators and the U.S. Department of Education will host the 9th Annual Parents Summit Wednesday, November 19. Area parents are invited to attend the summit to learn more about topics that relevant to them and their family including federal student aid, bullying, Understanding the Missouri and Kansas Common Core, and more. 

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LINC hosts training on Mo Kids Count data

LINC hosted a Kansas City training session on using Kids Count data for advocacy recently.

The training was provided by Wayne Mayfield, Ph.D. Research Associate, Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis and  Laurie Hines, J.D. Coordinator, Missouri KIDS COUNT.

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LINC-Fort Osage partnership featured in The Buckner Clarion

Proactive community work in Fort Osage was the main focus of an article published in The Buckner Clarion Thursday, September 25. LINC works with multiple schools in the Fort Osage School District to actively engage parents, residents, school staff, and business owners in their community. 

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