Join the northeast Kansas City, Mo. neighborhoods and businesses as they celebrate their community at "It's OUR PARK Community Celebration.The free community event features family entertainment, food, giveaways, games and much more.Read More >
LINC is getting ready for the 2017-2018 school year and will begin enrolling children for Before & After School programs later this summer.
Enrollment events for many sites have already been scheduled. An updated list of events is available at www.kclinc.org/enrollmentRead More >
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.Read More >
Join KCPS Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell for a productive conversation on how we can move forward together as a community to ensure all our children have a real opportunity to achieve their dreams.Read More >
The Fairmount Plaza Senior Apartments will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an event on Friday, June 23rd at the apartments located at 615 S. Huttig, Independence, Mo.
The fish and chip dinner will include residents in the project and also several city, local and other officials involved in construction of the $4.2 million project, which was one of the first major new investments in western Independence in the early 2000s.Read More >
Kansas City has won a 2017 All-America City Award for its accomplishments in improving educational outcomes for low-income children.
The award was announced June 16th in Denver, Co. Kansas City was one of 15 communities selected.Read More >
The 2016-2017 EPFP Cohort concluded the program with presentations on education policy of issues such as student mobility and access to post-secondary education.Read More >
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual KIDS COUNT Data Book detailing the latest national rankings of states across 16 key measures within four domains including economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
The Missouri report is available at mokidscount.orgRead More >
KCUR's multi-part series "Musical Chairs" investigates a significant but under-the-radar aspect of education -- the frequency with which students change schools during the academic year, and the challenges that arise from all that moving around.Read More >