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Extension & Engagement Week 2022

Extension and Engagement Week 2022 is almost here! This year, we have extended our time together to discuss All Things Food with pre- and post-conference sessions.

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Collaboration

Health and Wellness Video Series: Move More, Get More!

UMKC Collaboration, Community Engagement, Health, Public Health, Research & Data, Youth Programming

UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.

Risco, MO seeks to change its food desert status

MU Business, Collaboration, Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Health, Food

MU Extension Community Economic Development Field Specialist Richard Proffer meets regularly with Risco residents to guide them to establishing a local limited use food store.

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Education

UMKC Truman Fellows Program Assists Hundreds Facing Eviction

UMKC COVID-19, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Education

The UMKC Truman Fellows Program, an initiative of the UMKC School of Law, offers newly-licensed attorneys an opportunity to “learn by doing” under the mentorship of an experienced attorney and provides an opportunity for these attorneys to do public-interest work.

Mobile Girls Koottam Discussion

UMKC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Education, Speakers & Lecture Series

The Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites you to a discussion of the book ‘Mobile Girls Koottam: Working Women Speak’, featuring the author, Madhumita Dutta, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio State University, and co-creators, Sam PC and Madhushree.

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Nonprofit

Troostapalooza- 2022

UMKC Athletics, Community Development, Engagement Month, Nonprofit

UMKC is proud to return as the lead sponsor for the 5th annual Troostapalooza celebration!

UMKC Weekend of Service

UMKC Engagement Month, Nonprofit

As a public urban-serving university, UMKC is dedicated to connecting our campus and surrounding community. Our commitment to community engagement often takes many forms, including community-engaged teaching/learning, public-impact research, and volunteerism.

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Professional Development

Effective Email and Digital Communication

UMKC Business, Professional Development

UMKC communications professor Erin Blocher leads a dynamic workshop on tips and best practices for effective email and digital communication for the workplace.

Attract, Hire, and Retain Military Veteran Talent

UMKC Business, Professional Development

A lunch and learn seminar for human resource professionals, business owners, and leaders who make hiring and recruiting decisions. Participants learn about resources and best practices to recruit, retain, and support military veterans, and the benefits of hiring veteran candidates.

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Youth Programming

Kansas City Men’s Basketball Roo Summer Camp

UMKC Summer Camp, Youth Programming

Incoming 2nd through 7th graders are invited to learn from the Kansas City basketball staff while playing live games, going through drills, and getting first-hand experience on what it is like to be a Kansas City Roo.

Rainbow Read-In

UMKC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Youth Programming

The Rainbow Read-In is an event with a crowd-sourced program. We invite you to attend as a listener, or to attend as a presenter to read, perform or share the work of historic and contemporary LGBTQIA+ creators.

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UM System Resources

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UM System Map

Explore UM System properties, Extension offices, hospitals and Presidential Engagement Fellows statewide

MO Source Link

MOSourceLink connects entrepreneurs and small business owners with a network of nonprofit resource organizations that provide business-building services
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All Things Missouri

All Things Missouri is a gateway to maps, data, reports, and resources to help better understand community needs and allocate resources