A new computer lab opening in Chouteau Courts aims to connect residents to online job opportunities, homework help, and more in addition to developing computer skills and job readiness. The computer lab is a result of a partnership between the local Google Fiber office, the Housing Athority of Kansas CIty, and local churches.
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.
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.
LINC Summer Programs Data
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.
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.
KCPS Summer Curriculum
Students continue to play chess into the summer. Seventeen elementary schools in Kansas City Public Schools are open with LINC Summer Schools students playing and learning chess. LINC Chess camp will once again be offered this summer at Woodland Early Learning Center July 27-July 31.
Elementary schools in Kansas City Public Schools are open and active this summer. Students engage with summer learning with field trips, crafts, reading, and more. LINC Summer School runs now through Friday, July 10.
Fort Osage families and residents are invited to celebrate the summer, the community, and prepare for the 2015-2016 school year with Fort Family Fun Day 2015. Come out to connect with fellow residents and enjoy free food and carnival games.
Students, teachers, LINC staff, and AmeriCorps VISTAs, are active learning and growing with summer school which began Monday, June 1. LINC staff is working with AmeriCorps and Kansas City Public Schools to provide quality learning this summer to keep students active.