• Education Policy
    The education of Kansas City’s children is the City’s most fundamental economic development tool.  Citywide education reform is no...
  • Efficiency Policy
    Kansas City needs to continue down the path of being a smarter city.  This means finding efficiencies by solving...
  • Employment Policy
    Economic vitality is essential to the overall health of Kansas City’s community, and Mayor James has worked to make...
  • Enforcement Policy
    In order for Kansas City to continue to move forward, it must focus on reducing crime rates. Crime rates...
  • Turn The Page KC
    Led by Mayor James and an independent Board of Directors working with more than 50 community partners, Turn the...
  • Women’s Empowerment
    On Thursday, March 27th, Mayor James unveiled city government’s blueprint for women’s empowerment. This initiative, the first of its...
  • KC Race & Equity Initiative
    Kansas City is stronger and more vibrant than ever. Yet, while we’ve accomplished so much, we’re still recognized as...
  • Advance KC
    The City of Kansas City, Missouri’s AdvanceKC initiative was launched in the fall of 2011 to determine how Kansas...
  • KC Stat
    KCStat uses data to make improvements to city services. Televised on Channel 2, KCStat began in December 2011 by focusing...
  • KC NoVA
    KC NoVA is a collaboration of law enforcement, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the city and community groups including...
  • Launch KC
    What is Launch KC?  Launch KC is a series of initiatives by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in...
  • Citizens Commission on Municipal Revenue
    The Citizens’ Commission on Municipal Revenue (CCMR) was established by Mayor Sly James on July 27, 2011. CCMR members...
  • Civic & Community Engagement
    The Office of Civic and Community Engagement is actively committed to designing strategic engagement processes across neighborhoods, businesses, educational...
  • Citywide Business Plan
    The Citywide Business Plan includes the City’s Strategic Planning Process, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the City’s Five-Year Planning...
  • Mayor’s Task Force for the Arts
    The Mayor’s Task Force for the Arts of Kansas City, Missouri, was created by Mayor Sly James in 2011...
  • Open Data
    Kansas City launched its Open Data portal in January 2013.  In 2014, the Mayor, Council, and Manager worked to...
  • Breaking Down Silos
    In a sector mired in silos and disconnected agendas, the Mayor has the advantage of a city-wide, student-focused perspective...
  • Creating a City-Wide Vision for Education
    Education in Kansas City needs a city-wide vision. Mayor James is the best positioned and most capable of creating...
  • Innovation Partnership Program
    Are you looking to “test drive” your new product with help from Kansas City?  The City’s Innovation Partnership Program...
  • Attorney General’s Urban Crime Summit
    We invited the nation’s leading criminologists and most experienced law enforcement authorities to participate, asking each of them: how...
  • DIGITAL ROADMAP
    Kansas City’s bold plan for our digital future, including ways to collect and analyze data, leverage resources across all...
  • Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet
    This year Mayor James appointed a second Challenge Cabinet, organized around specific innovative initiatives to improve city policy and...
  • Ideas Fair
    The City of Kansas City, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet and the Chief Innovation Officer, is currently...