Welcome to LINC

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.

Learn chess or learn to teach it. LINC's free summer programs open to all

Chess Camp is geared toward children who have already participated in at least one of LINC’s chess tournaments and who want to advance their game. Chess University would be ideal for parents who want to be able to teach the game to their children and for school staffers who want to be able to help tutor children learning chess in after-school and summer school programs.

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Have a criminal record? Expungement Day effort could help you clear it

Many Kansas City-area residents are carrying around criminal records that could be cleared.

Expungement Day is coming to help unshackle those who qualify.

The “Clear My Record” team at Code for KC is calling on people with lingering criminal records to come to the expungement event April 27 between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 2411 E. 27th Street.

The Clear My Record team is seeking help spreading the word to those who could benefit.

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Hickman Mills 2019 Family Summit - Video

The Hickman Mills C-1 School District presented the second annual Family Summit on Saturday, March 30. The event featured many free resources for families and the community including: Job Fair, Health Fair, Dental Clinic, Free Child Care, Resource Tables (Emergency Assistance, Youth Services, Utility and Rental Assistance), free child care and activities for kids was provided by LINC. The event provided free food, prizes, games and much more.

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Chess in the Midwest on KCUR

LINC Community Organizer Mr. Lee Bohannon talked with KCUR - Central Standard about the LINC Chess program and its impact on student performance and their character.

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