$3 million grant to help increase affordable housing across the Kansas City region

New Community Project Funding (CPF) will help increase access to affordable housing options for individuals and families throughout the Kansas City region. Recently announced by U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), the $3 million grant will help: increase affordable housing production. provide resources for homeownership education, down payment assistance and minor home repairs. support creation […]

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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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The monthly Workforce Indicators newsletter delivers current information on seasonally adjusted employment and unemployment and hiring trends by industry for the Kansas City region. It also compares the region’s employment growth rate to 10 peer metros as defined by KC Rising. Based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and JobsEQ, the regional data […]

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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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