While the state has made gains, the questions around the upcoming 2020 Census may put Missouri at risk for future federal funding.Read More >
The LINC Commission will meet Monday, June 25th, 4-6 p.m., at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo. The main focus of the meeting will be a discussion of workforce development and work requirements and an update on LINC data initiative to development a system to support providing services to homeless students.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
LINC and many other FACT Community Partnerships participated in the 2018 Child Advocacy Day in Jefferson City, Mo.Read More >
After decades of service Robin Gierer, COO and CFO of the Local Investment Commission, has announced his retirement.Read More >
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.Read More >
The 2018 LitUp Festival will be held on May 12th at the North Independence Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Missouri. It will be an all-day event that features nationally known authors and illustrators and includes panel discussions, writing and illustrating clinics, a writing contest, a poetry slam, music and food trucks!Read More >
The LINC Commission will meet Monday, April 16, 4-6 p.m., at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
The main focus of the meeting will be a discussion of opioids in Missouri featuring Todd Hixson, US Drug Enforcement Administration, and Kimberly Sprenger, Dept. Health & Senior Services
The public is invited. Download the meeting booklet.Read More >
Missouri’s Family and Community Trust (FACT) has released the 2018 Missouri KIDS COUNT Data Book, intended to identify the needs of children and families throughout the state. The book is available at mokidscount.org.
Missouri KIDS COUNT uses outcome measures and contextual indicators to rank Missouri counties. Counties then use that information to find and address needs in their communities.Read More >