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October 26, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
national family caregivers month

November is National Family Caregivers month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.

October 25, 2022 | Posted in News
children learning in class using laptops

Listening sessions are scheduled for Nov. 2 and 3.

October 24, 2022 | Posted in Environment
delegation from Clay County pose with MARC staff in front of heart sculpture in the MARC office lobby

Team Clay County (pictured) wins the "Top Plogger" award for largest overall number of volunteers at KC Plogtober.

October 19, 2022 | Posted in Transportation
Two-lane open road with clouds in the sky

MARC has proposed amendments to two important transportation plans and has shared a draft of the 2023 Unified Planning Work Program.

October 18, 2022 | Posted in Data & Maps
2020 Census worker talks with a resident about completing the questionnaire.

County-level data from the 2020 Census reveals changing demographics and increasing diversity across the Kansas City region.

October 18, 2022 | Posted in Early Learning
Head Start teacher with children.

The Mid-America Regional Council’s Department of Early Learning is proud to celebrate Head Start Awareness Month.
 

October 10, 2022 | Posted in Economy
KC Workforce Indicators logo

Employment continues to improve in August, adding 1,900 jobs and this data continues the upward trend from last month which added 5,800 jobs.

October 6, 2022 | Posted in Economy
workforce-housing-apartment-complex

Two studies examine workforce housing challenges in the Kansas City region. Both identify the need to increase the supply of affordable, quality housing options all residents.
  

October 4, 2022 | Posted in News
Water splashes around the Children's Fountain in North Kansas City.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on Sept. 27. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

September 29, 2022 | Posted in News
People buying items at downtown Overland Park farmers market

Sixth round of MARC Planning Sustainable Places grants will fund 15 area projects.