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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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.
Thank you! National Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week recognizes those who serve children and families
LINC professionals stand out in National Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week.
LINC’s afterschool program professionals in Caring Communities serve more than 7,500 children in 45 sites across seven school districts in the Kansas City area.
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.
Anxious. On their knees. In prayer.
Bishop Mark Tolbert knew enough about start-up businesses and Dr. Vivian Roper knew enough about running an urban school to know hard moments would come.
The brother-and-sister team behind Kansas City’s Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy public charter school knew that launching the school 20 years ago meant jumping into water over their heads.
Some 250,000 children at risk in Missouri, rates higher in Jackson County, says 2019 KIDS COUNT report
Shawnee Mission Deputy Superintendent Kenny Southwick to succeed retiring Gayden Carruth as executive director of the Cooperating School Districts of Greater Kansas City.
The Center School District passes a $48 million bond issue with an overwhelming 82 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election.
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.
New Hickman Mills Superintendent Yolanda Cargile was recognized by Missouri school administrators for outstanding performance.