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News for CommunityThursday, May 25, 2017Earlier this year, Crossroads Charter Schools, a network of three schools in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Mo., revealed the launch of Crossroads High School. Today, Park University and Crossroads announced a partnership for Crossroads High School to utilize the University’s Downtown Campus Center as its temporary home through July 2019. This fall, the first class of 30 Crossroads High ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press Release, Good NewsMOCSA Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices; Receives prestigious When Work Works AwardThursday, May 25, 2017The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) has been honored with a 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. The prestigious When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When Work Works project, a national initiative that helps employers become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective ...read moreCategories: Nonprofit Connect, Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Good NewsThursday, May 25, 2017Posted on 5.25.17 Children and adolescents who enter the foster care system have typically been previously exposed to more adverse experiences than children in the general population. That’s because foster care is designed to protect children who have experienced trauma such as abuse, neglect or other family challenges. While no fault of their own, youth who have experienced trauma often ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, Nonprofit Connect, Papers/Research, Press ReleaseMonday, May 08, 2017Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2016-17 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 26, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Press ReleaseFriday, May 05, 2017Eileen Bobowski Joins Pinky Swear Foundation as Area Director for Kansas City and Omaha Regions BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA (May 4, 2017) – Pinky Swear Foundation announces the recent appointment of Eileen Bobowski as Area Director in its Kansas City and Omaha regions. She will serve as the Foundation’s feet-on-the-ground as Pinky Swear continues to expand its presence in markets across ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, On The Move, Press ReleaseFriday, April 28, 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzanne Gunning, VP of Community Engagement 816-863-1558 email@example.com OR Klassie Alcine, Director of Community Engagement 816-535-6954 KAlcine@mokangoodwill.org Goodwill Week Celebrates 120 Years of Building Better Futures and Changing Lives Job Seeker Fairs, Workshops and Training Skills Expos Scheduled Throughout GoodWorks Centers May 8 - 11 to ...read moreCategories: Community, Press Release, Good NewsTuesday, April 18, 2017Event to Benefit Global Warrior Center and International Center for Music Park University’s annual “Night at the Helm” event (formerly known as “Ballyhoo), which raises funds each year for University programs and scholarships, will be held on Tuesday, June 6, at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 6 p.m. The Kansas City community ...read moreCategories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good NewsThursday, February 09, 2017KANSAS CITY, KAN. —? For the second year in a row, Unbound has been named a gold winner at the SMCKC AMPS Awards. The AMPS Awards are presented by the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the most active of Social Media Club Global's nearly 350 chapters worldwide. The awards, which are named for the word "amplify," honor excellence in social media throughout Greater Kansas City. ...read moreCategories: Good News, Community, Press ReleaseWednesday, January 18, 2017Art Westport will celebrate 38 years of creativity on September 8th – 10th, 2017. The annual art festival has become a Kansas City tradition and is a favorite among local artists. The three-day event will take place in Historic Westport, providing the perfect backdrop for a “Kansas City” Artists Fair. Top artists from around the Metro will line the streets of Westport showcasing ...read moreCategories: Community, Press Release