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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. Learn more about LINC.
HPOG grants, through the Missouri Healthcare Industry Training and Education program, provide eligible low-income individuals a chance to receive training for a career in the health care industry.
The Kansas City Health Commission wants to know about your quality of life. The commission is using an online survey to gather citywide opinions on what you need to live a healthy, productive life. The survey will inform the mayor and city council about how well our communities take care of us, and what needs to be improved.
“Without these people our healthcare system would collapse,” said Jim Nunnelly, organizer of the “community thank-you” event for volunteer caregivers Nov. 2 in Kansas City. The caregivers were greeted by city leaders and then went to work helping an effort to improve our healthcare system.
John T. Hartman Elementary and African-Centered College Preparatory Academy students and staff were chosen to help gather and share a new history in understanding the complex, 400-year history of African Americans in North America. The schools will be Institutional Ambassadors to the National Park Service’s 400 Years of African American History Commission.
American Public Square waded into the social dynamics and economics around Kansas City’s pressing needs for affordable housing in an October forum at William Jewell College.
Faces deeply familiar to LINC appeared in the pantheon of influential leaders when 435 Magazine recently profiled its choices of the 50 most powerful people in the Kansas City right now.
The National Congress of Black Women is honoring LINC’s Yolanda Robinson as one of five African-American women who will be honored at its Kansas City Black Tie gala under the theme “Reaching Milestones: Empowering One Woman at A Time.”
The advocacy group KC Tenants gathered frustrated renters in a biting cold wind to the steps of City Hall Oct. 30 to call on the City Council to pass a Tenants’ Bill of Rights.
Nearly two years after the Kansas City Public Library and KCPT-Kansas City PBS launched an examination of affordable housing in the city, what has changed? For the better? For worse? Mayor Quinton Lucas, who campaigned on the issue, joins a panel discussion and assessment of where the city now stands—as well as where it might be headed.
Graduating families cherished moments of new wisdom, shared anxieties and mutual joys as the eight-week Families and Schools Together (FAST) program came to a close in Fort Osage.
Founding LINC Commissioner Rosemary Smith Lowe and LINC Community Organizer Lee Bohannon were recognized by the non-profit organization Communities Creating Opportunity with their Social Movement Activist & Advocate Award for 2019.
Got election questions? VOTE411.ORG should have you covered. The interactive web site, launched 12 years ago by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, remains a "one-stop-shop" for election related information.