The Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit was held Dec. 7, 2021.

11th annual workforce summit highlighted economic prosperity, opportunities

The 11th Annual Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit was held on Dec. 7 and drew more than 150 participants to the virtual program. The summit focused on advancing workforce, education and economic opportunities for our communities. Attendees heard presentations on economic prosperity and equitable postsecondary opportunities. They also heard an economic outlook for 2022. […]

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Thank you to the region's public health departments.

Thank you, public health staff and leaders

This season, we are thankful for many things including our region’s local public health departments for their commitment to keeping our communities safe. Each county in the Kansas City metropolitan region and some larger cities have a local public health department dedicated to detecting, controlling and preventing communicable diseases. Health departments also offer a wide […]

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The region works together through exercises to prepare.

20 years after 9/11, region remains steadfast in cooperative efforts to be better prepared

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, forever changed how communities prepare for and work to prevent intentional terrorist attacks and other emergencies. In response to the tragedy, local agencies committed to working together through the Regional Homeland Security Coordinating Committee to strengthen relationships and make investments. Through the committee, the Kansas City region engages a […]

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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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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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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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