The 2020 Annual Review is now available.

Annual review highlights regional accomplishments

The MARC 2020 Annual Review highlights the region’s accomplishments as we came together in new ways. The report features important milestones across seven ambitious goal areas, while looking ahead to what’s next. We want to acknowledge and celebrate the extraordinary work of servant leaders in our region in the past year. Thank you for your […]

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Looking back at the Annual Regional Assembly

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 MARC Annual Regional Assembly on June 11. Hundreds of people joined the event, which was virtual this year. The program celebrated regional accomplishments, recognized public health’s critical leadership role and showcased two original works of art. The event also included four Regional Leadership Awards. Each year, […]

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The latest Talent-to-Industry Exchange report focuses on public sector jobs.

Report focuses on public sector jobs

A recent report is putting a spotlight on public sector jobs in the Kansas City metropolitan region. The Public Sector Talent-to-Industry Exchange (TIE) report identifies strategies to expand the talent pipeline into hard-to-fill government positions. TIEs are replicable public/private partnerships that bring industry and education groups together to solve workforce challenges, offer an economic and […]

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Steven getting vaccine

Head Start centers connect families to vaccinations

MARC’s Head Start program and affiliate direct service providers continued to serve families throughout the pandemic. During the past few months, Head Start direct service providers took additional steps to make sure center staff and parents had access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Starting in March, United Inner City Services (UICS), the YMCA of Greater Kansas […]

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Dispose of household hazardous waste at mobile events

With vaccinated people across the region returning some level of normalcy to their routine after months at home, one thing may be left undone — what to do with those oozy, smelly and fumy chemicals found while cleaning during quarantine? Removing clutter from your house, you may have unearthed ancient cosmetics from under the bathroom […]

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Two area cities recognized as Communities for All Ages

On Friday, Jan. 15, the Mid-America Regional Council honored the cities of Grandview, Missouri, and North Kansas City, Missouri, for becoming more age friendly. Both cities achieved gold-level status, which means the local governing body applied an “age lens” to a major city plan. Grandview adopted age-friendly principles within the city’s updated comprehensive plan. North […]

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