Displaying LINC Initiatives about: Literacy

LINC distributes 27,000 free books

LINC distributed 27,000 books, one for every elementary student in the Center, Fort Osage, Grandview, Hickman Mills, Independence, and Kansas City school districts, along with select North Kansas City schools and two charter schools.

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Mayor James honors work of AmeriCorps Vista Members

The National Mayors Day of Recognition of National Service was held on April 2. Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James read to students at Primitivo Garcia in the Kansas City Public Schools and he recognized the work of AmeriCorps Vista members that work on the Turn the Page KC literacy initiative.

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Special summer reading program highlights

The Kansas City Star featured a special summer reading program in a Kansas City apartment complex.  The program, supported by the University of Missouri-Kansas City education department and LINC, is taking place at the Stoneate Meadows apartment complex in east Kansas City.


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