City HERO blog


When did we get away from common sense in this country? Perhaps it was in 2004 when the United States Congress failed to renew the Federal Assault Weapons Ban. Or perhaps, it was following the Sandy Hook shooting when gun … Read More »

Participate Now

Participate Now


Kansas City is proud to make reading achievement our signature community issue. As we kick off the “Turn the Page” campaign, please take a moment to volunteer your talents to our most important investment — our children.

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Hire KC Youth

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Join the effort to HIRE KC YOUTH! Employers – become and partner and register for the Hire KC Youth Summer Job & Internship Fair. Youth – don’t miss this opportunity to interview with local employers. Get more info and REGISTER NOW! 


During the first weekend of May, Kansas City will throw a series of street parties along the streetcar route as residents and visitors celebrate our dynamic downtown in a family-friendly environment. Together with Mayor Sly James and the City of … Read More »