The first conference in the Heartland dedicated to the serious and growing issue of youth homelessness was held in Kansas City on September 12. The circumstances that result in a youth becoming homeless are unique and varied, but trends are identifiable and best practices exist. The agenda provided information about data trends, tools, and strategies that are proven to work to end homelessness among youth.
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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.
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A summit on "Breaking the Prison Pipeline" will discuss solutions and resources to prevent incarceration, advocate for rehabilitation services, and aid in community re-entry.
The summit will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., at Central Academy of Excellence, 3221 Indiana Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) is pleased to announce José Muñoz as the second director of IEL's Coalition for Community Schools.
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City is in the midst of conducting a five-month series of community forums within its service area.
The forums serve as an update for stakeholders and the community at large on the happenings at the Foundation, and to solicit feedback on how the Foundation can partner with communities to more fully improve health.
A summary report outlining what we heard throughout these conversations will be shared at the conclusion of the forums.
HCF's service area includes Kansas City, Mo., Cass County, Jackson County, and Lafayette County in Missouri, and Allen County, Johnson County, and Wyandotte County in Kansas.