Displaying LINC Initiatives about: North Kansas City

Area festival LitUp celebrates young authors and artists

The 2018 LitUp Festival will be held on May 12th at the North Independence Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Missouri. It will be an all-day event that features nationally known authors and illustrators and includes panel discussions, writing and illustrating clinics, a writing contest, a poetry slam, music and food trucks!

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LINC Chess Club begins in North Kansas City Schools

Students at Chouteau Elementary in the North Kansas City Schools learned all about chess pieces and how they move in their first day of LINC Chess Club. The club uses proven techniques and stages to help all ages and levels of chess players become highly competitive.

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Organizations gather to address youth homelessness

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.

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Independence Plaza Park Celebration

Join the northeast Kansas City, Mo. neighborhoods and businesses as they celebrate their community at "It's OUR PARK Community Celebration.The free community event features family entertainment, food, giveaways, games and much more. 

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From School Garden to Lunch Menu

Maplewood students in the North Kansas City school district recently enjoyed a sweet treat during lunch. Students were invited to participate in a “Sweet Potato Taste Test” using sweet potatoes grown in their very own school garden!

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