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Greater Kansas City LISC partners with residents and stakeholders to coordinate and invest resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We accomplish this by fostering partnerships, leveraging investments, creating systemic changes and transforming the environment.
On October 11th, over 300 people came together to celebrate seven honorees, enjoy delicious KC eats and drinks, and toast to community development in Kansas City all while enjoying incredible entertainment. The Second Annual Thrive Celebration was an overwhelming success thanks to our sponsors, honorees, attendees, Thrive Committee and volunteers. Watch the LISC and honoree videos here.
In four short months, Ivanhoe’s Crime and Safety Specialist has brought neighborhoods together to shut down a meth lab, force a nuisance business to clean up its act and address rampant prostitution. And Bryce Bradford is just getting started!
It’s no secret that KCP&L has a strong legacy of supporting causes that empower Kansas City communities to prosper. This tradition of corporate social responsibility motivated the company to serve as presenting sponsor of the Second Annual Thrive Celebration.
An in-depth article in the New York Times reports on LISC’s Bridges to Career Opportunities program and how it helps low-wage earners make the jump to satisfying, living-wage jobs in careers with room for growth. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tina Rosenberg visited a flourishing program in Newark and lauds our innovative, multi-service approach in her “Fixes” column. Read on!