Community Development

Our Community Development program helps you build the structure, support and systems required for real civic change within your community. Our four-step formula — inform, strategize, organize, and activate — is an intentional and time-tested model of community development. Work with us to provide authentic, empowering solutions for your community. Check out some of our work below.

Digital Equity Task Force

Due to the pandemic, the internet is essential to take care of life’s basic needs, like working remotely, accessing social security benefits and getting an education. Unfortunately many people, especially kids, don’t have reliable and affordable access due to reasons beyond their control. Thus, under the KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion we manage a task force working to bridge this ever-widening digital divide.

World Building KC 2040

Thanks to a partnership with Pigeon Hole Productions, we provide a state-of-the-art, 3D World Building process that virtually reimagines the Kansas City community 20 years in the future. We then utilize our community development and service learning programs to develop social projects that will bring that virtual world to life, including the creation of redesigned education, racial justice and healthcare systems.

Criminal Justice Reform

We’ve created a grassroots diversion program to organically address the systemic inequalities that currently plague our country — watch 13th’ for background information. This up-stream solution is proven to reduce the rate of repeat convictions, provide financial relief for city systems and assist defendant rehabilitation– all while supporting local nonprofits.

Liberty Mental Health Alliance

We manage an alliance of companies, schools, civic groups and nonprofits in Liberty, Missouri who are working to identify, connect and enhance mental health resources for youth and adults within their community. The vision is simple — build a community where people have direct access to mental health resources.

We Look forward to connecting with you

For general questions, please contact us at 816-721-5529 or [email protected]

We Look forward to connecting with you

For general questions, please contact us at 816-721-5529 or [email protected].

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