Save the Date Recess! Gala Jam Session

UNI Receives 2024 Community Champion Award for Youth Engagement Excellence

UNI was awarded the 2024 Community Champion Award by Dr. Jennifer Collier, Kansas City Public Schools, and the KCPS Board of Directors

Give Up Your Cup

Connecting in Kansas City

Shalaunda Holmes, UNI's Housing & Real Estate Development Director was recently part of a panel for Central Bank's realtor luncheon. The topic was affordable homeownership for low to moderate-income families.

UNI Featured on KSHB 41​

Urban Neighborhood Initiative is working to unlock the potential of Kansas City youth by giving them and others in the community a space to dream big at the Wendell Phillips School.
UNI's portion of the Rebuild KCgrant - dedicated to investing over $22M in urban neighborhoods - will support development of the recently announced Wendell Philips Accelerator program

Urban Neighborhood Initiative Launches the Mobile Leadership and Arts Building (mL.A.B.)

The launch of the mL.A.B. marks a significant milestone for UNI's mission to empower communities, inspire curiosity, and cultivate a passion for STEAM-E2 education. UNI would like to thank Capitol Federal for their generous $75,000 donation, a crucial contribution to UNI's continuing efforts to meaningfully engage urban youth.