Prosperity

In order for our neighborhoods to prosper, families need good jobs and quality housing.

Annual Hiring Fairs
Held in partnership with the Urban League and the Kansas City Housing Authority these hiring fairs bring together career seekers with employers and offer on-site computer access for job applications.

Connecting Neighbors
This wireless network initiative helps bridge the digital divide. A pilot project is underway in the Center City neighborhood, bringing access to computers, wireless technologies and related training.

Bancroft 2 Housing Plan
UNI funded the feasibility and implementation plan for this program in the Manheim neighborhood, for design and financing of six new highly energy-efficient, mixed-income homes in a model block as prototypes for development of up to 50 new homes in the area