The Coalition for Community Schools held the 2018 National Forum in Baltimore, Maryland on May 2-4. LINC has been a long time partner with the Coalition beginning by hosting the first national forum in Kansas City. This year's forum hosted over 1,900 people from around the nation.
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Garfield Elementary students shared their growing musical talents at an end of the year concert held May 16 at the Kansas City Public School elementary school.
The students have been taught basic music skills by the Harmony Project KC located nearby at the Northeast Community Center.
This has been a partnership between the LINC Caring Communities initiative at the school the the well-regarded music education program modeled on a successful model developed in Los Angeles.
Food insecurity is still a widespread issue in Kansas City. Margo Quiriconi, Director of Community Health Initiatives for Children’s Mercy Kansas City, spoke at the April 16, 2018 LINC Commission meeting. She discussed issues that have been identified by the community as priority and significant health needs in their latest guide The State of Children’s Health.