LINC Commissioner Dr. Marjorie Williams was named the recipient of the Carl R. Johnson Humanitarian Award at the 51st Annual Freedom Fund Banquet of the NAACP Kansas City, Mo. Branch on Oct. 13.
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LINC Caring Communities Before & After School programs will hold celebrations including science fairs, reading activities, and potluck dinners as part of Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide rally for afterschool programs that is expected to see more than 1 million Americans attend more than 8,000 events this year.
See the growing list of LINC Lights On events here, and contact your LINC site coordinator about getting involved.
LINC staff came together to celebrate the importance and achievements of our Site Coordinators. A special luncheon event was held at Southeast Community Center in Kansas City, MO. The event was also an opportunity for coordinators to visit with new staff and share experiences about their work.
With limited access to opportunities to advance their education and find family-sustaining jobs, Missouri’s 67,000 young adult parents face hurdles to support their children and fulfill their own potential, according to Opening Doors for Young Parents, the latest KIDS COUNT® policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
The LINC Chess program is expanding to include all five of the Fort Osage School District elementary schools this school year.
Fort Osage may be the only school district in the state where chess is available to all elementary school students. The program is taught either before or after the regular school day.
The five elementary schools are Blue Hills, Buckner, Cler-Mont, Elm Grove and Indian Trails.