The first conference in the Heartland dedicated to the serious and growing issue of youth homelessness was held in Kansas City on September 12. The circumstances that result in a youth becoming homeless are unique and varied, but trends are identifiable and best practices exist. The agenda provided information about data trends, tools, and strategies that are proven to work to end homelessness among youth.Read More >
Displaying LINC Initiatives about: Fort Osage
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 >
The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 15th from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation.
The public is invited to attend.Read More >
The Reading Rocket is an early literacy mobile unit that serves children within the Mid-Continent Public Library district that have limited access to early literacy resources due to transportation or economic challenges.Read More >
The next LINC Chess tournament will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Fire Prairie Upper Elementary School in the Fort Osage School District. Pre-registration is now open!Read More >
We are happy to share this year's LINC in Photos -- a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community.Read More >
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to Hill Park, 23rd and Maywood Ave., this Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., for the 2016 Independence Heritage Festival.
This year's event features a skateboard competition as well as entertainment, food and vendors.Read More >
Newly appointed Jackson County Executive and Royals Hall of Fame member Frank White will deliver the keynote address at the annual City of Independence Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 18.Read More >
We are happy to share this year's LINC in Photos — a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community. LINC in Photos 2015 is dedicated to LINC Chairman Emeritus Landon Rowland, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.Read More >
Families and residents around Kansas City came together to celebrate the holidays and to support their community.
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