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KANSAS CITY, MO. – Rightfully Sewn, Kansas City’s leading non-profit seamstress training and apparel manufacturer, has signed leases on second and third spaces and is expanding its staff to increase its educational and production capabilities on the heels of securing two new large contracts. Rightfully Sewn was acquired by non-profit Alphapointe in October 2020 and operates as a subsidiary. Since then, the core administrative services, staff benefits and business development efforts of the organizations
The U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School list for 2022 is out, and several programs within Rockhurst University’s College of Business, Influence and Information Analysis earned recognition among the best in the nation. The management programs in the Helzberg School of Management, which is part of the University’s College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis, were ranked No. 24 in the nation. The school’s graduate business analytics programs were ranked No. 39, the only such program
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mayor Quinton Lucas will sign a proclamation designating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in a brief outdoor ceremony on Thursday, April 1, at 10:15 a.m. at local nonprofit The Children’s Place. Hundreds of blue pinwheels will be placed surrounding the building as a visual commemoration of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, first observed in 1983. The COVID pandemic has exacerbated the issue of child abuse. While reports of abuse have actually decreased 14 percent from the
Native Kansas Citian scheduled to join organization in June 2021 The Board of Trustees of United Way of Greater Kansas City (UWGKC) are pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Rosson as its President & CEO. Rosson will be leaving his position as a regional executive director for Teach for America. In that role, he oversaw operations focused in the Kansas City metro area. He is a KC native who graduated summa cum laude from both William Jewell College and Johns Hopkins University. He also completed an
“Blue River,” an Award-Winning Documentary Now Available on YouTube. Public Invited to Submit Community Stories about the Blue River.
“Blue River,” an Award-Winning Documentary Now Available on YouTubePublic Invited to Submit Community Stories about the Blue River.“Blue River” documentary film featuring oral histories and the ecological and cultural history of the river can now be viewed on Heartland Conservation Alliance’s YouTube channel.Filmed in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and English Landing Films, the film won a Mid-America Regional Emmy Award for Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program/Special in November 2020.The
Spark a love of learning by hosting an event during Remake Learning Days-Kansas City Grassroots festival takes root in Kansas City May 1-11, 2021 This spring Kansas City will join 17 regions across the country to celebrate Remake Learning Days Across America, known as the world’s largest open house of innovative learning. Remake Learning Days-Kansas City, coordinated by KC STEM Alliance, will take place May 1-10 with a goal of offering families more than 100 fun and engaging learning events and
Nonprofit Connect Honors More Than 37 Nonprofit Organization and 28 Creative Agencies At The 2020 Philly Awards Kansas City, MO – November 12, 2020 - Nonprofit Connect honored 37 nonprofit organizations and 28 creative agencies and freelancers for excellence in marketing and communications at the 2020 Philly Awards on Tuesday, November 10 online at npconnect.org. Any and all nonprofit organizations were invited to submit marketing pieces in a variety of categories. Nonprofit Connect received over 170