For more than 50 years, United Inner City Services (UICS) has worked to be a positive force of change in Kansas City, transforming families through quality early childhood education. Click below to read how UICS is impacting our community and working to expand and improve early childhood education.
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- 2019, Kansas City Star: Patrick Mahomes’ Foundation Gives nearly a Quarter Million Dollars to Local Charities https://www.kansascity.com/
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- 2019, 41 KSHB-TV: New Pre-K Education Location in Midtown Hopes to Fill Need https://www.kshb.com/news/
local-news/new-pre-k- education-location-in-midtown- hopes-to-fill-need
- 2019, FOX4 TV: Multiple Historic Metro Buildings and Neighborhoods Added to Endangered List https://fox4kc.com/2019/08/28/
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- 2019, KC Star: ‘I love it’: Big Bird of ‘Sesame Street’ goes Sightseeing in KC, Entertains Kids https://www.kansascity.com/
- 2019, KCTV5: Mayor Sly James and Local Schools Reflect on the Pre-K Plan that Wasn’t https://www.kctv5.com/news/mayor-sly-james-and-local-schools-reflect-on-the-pre/article_9425f4fa-b37b-11e9-9f46-e7927f7fad56.html
- 2019, United Inner City Services Announces New Pre-K Education Location in Midtown Kansas City https://uicskc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/UICS-Metro-Center-Opening-Announcement-Press-Release-7.31.19.pdf
- 2019, Sporting KC: Sporting Stripes, presented by PNC Bank, Launches Pilot Program at St. Mark Center. https://
sportingkcyouth.com/sporting- stripes-presented-by-pnc-bank- launches-pilot-program-at-st- mark-center/
- 2019, The Family Conservancy: Meet The 2019 Excellence in Early Care and Education Award Recipient, Shuryce (Niqui) Hill. https://www.
- 2019, The Kansas City Star: Pre-K education versus plain old day care: Does it really matter for Kansas City? https://www.kansascity.
- 2019, Flatland: United Inner City Services Hope Murals Bring Attention to the Rector House. https://www.flatlandkc.
org/news-issues/united-inner- city-services-hope-murals- bring-attention-to-the-rector- house/
- 2019, KSHB41 Kansas City: Mayor Sly James campaigns for his pre-K tax plan. https://www.kshb.com/news/
local-news/mayor-sly-james- campaigns-for-his-pre-k-tax- plan
- 2019, The Kansas City Star: Deidre Anderson, a voice for children of color in poverty, receives Wasserstrom Award: https://www.kansascity.
- 2018, Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts: Introducing the PNC Grow Up Great Gallery. https://www.
kauffmancenter.org/news/ introducing-the-pnc-grow-up- great-gallery/
- 2018, Fox4KC: Mayor pushes sales-tax initiative to fund preschool programs for all KC kids. https://fox4kc.com/2018/07/03/
mayor-pushes-sales-tax- initiative-to-fund-preschool- programs-for-all-kc-kids/
- 2018, KCTV5News: How to receive high-quality child care without breaking your bank. https://www.kctv5.com/news/
how-to-receive-high-quality- child-care-without-breaking- your/article_bad1953a-6e10- 5b0c-afb7-753bb95e2b15.html
- 2018, American Public Square: Forging Alliances: Addressing Violence in Kansas City. https://americanpublicsquare.
- 2018, KCChiefs.com: Patrick Mahomes Visits a Handful of Kinds and Insists Their Dreams are Within Reach. https://www.chiefs.com/news/
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- KSHB 41 Kansas City: Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes visits with students in KC. https://www.kshb.com/news/
local-news/chiefs-quarterback- patrick-mahomes-visits-with- students-in-kc
- 2018, The Kansas City Star: Preschoolers to benefit from $1 million grant to Science City. https://www.kansascity.
- 2017: United Inner City Services & St. Mark Center: 50th Anniversary Luncheon. https://kcindependent.com/
united-inner-city-services-st- mark-center-50th-anniversary- luncheon/
- 2016: The Kansas City Star: Leaders honored at King Interfaith Service. https://www.kansascity.com/