To improve outcomes for children, we must focus on parent voice, involvement and leadership. Mayor Sly James and Greater Kansas City LISC invite you to learn about the Parent Leadership Training Institute, a program that has created parent leaders for over 20 years.
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.
Learn more about LINC.
KCPS Summerfest 2016 featured free food, athletic competitions, fun and educational games, backpack and school supplies giveaways, live entertainment, free physicals and student immunizations. The festival included a wide variety resources and activities, as well as celebrity guests.
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.