Lights On Afterschool celebrations began now through the rest of the week with additional events being held later in the month. View kclinc.org/lightson to find a Lights On Afterschool celebration near you.
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.
Coalition for Community Schools continues to support equity in community schools across the country with the launch of its new website, equityandcommunityschools.org. Stories from community schools can be read and shared on the website which also provides resources to teachers and school staff.
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.
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.
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.