LINC Commission Meeting, Monday, Jan. 22

LINC will hold its first 2018 LINC Commission meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, 4-6 p.m., at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

The main focus of the meeting will be a presentation by Tara Raghuveer on evictions in Jackson County, Mo.

The public is invited.

Raghuveer will also be part of a program Wed., Jan. 24th at the Kansas City Public Library Plaza branch. The session will explore evictions and be moderated by KCPT's Nick Haines.

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LINC in Photos 2017

LINC in Photos 2017 is a montage of images which visually share our impact and presence in the community during the year. We remain excited and committed to the work and the opportunities we have to serve the community. We wish you all the best for the holidays and the year ahead. Happy holidays!

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LINC celebrates 25 years

The Local Investment Commission (LINC) briefly observed its 25th anniversary during its November board meeting with comments from LINC Founder Bert Berkley.

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Over 30 LINC sites celebrate Lights On Afterschool

Thank you for celebrating the 2017 Lights On Afterschool event with us. Over 30 LINC Caring Communities Sites from Kansas City, Hickman Mills, Center, and Grandview School Districts invited the community to stay after school for science, art, games, crafts, and much more. 

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Prompt action saves child's life at LINC after school program

“I instantly ran down to the gym to assess the situation and that’s when we realized this was something serious,” said Wesley Cunningham, the school’s LINC site coordinator.  Prompt action and a well-trained staff are being credited with saving the life of a young student at Truman Elementary in the Hickman Mills School District.

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Marlborough Coalition hosts community cleanup

LINC supported an Oct. 21 community clean up hosted by The Marlborough Coalition in south Kansas City.

The City of Kansas City, MO. provided three trash trucks and a truck to haul off over 250 tires collected.

LINC site coordinators involved included John Herrera and Richard Williams.

The day concluded with an event at the Red Bridge shopping center where the Center Elementary School choir performed.

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