Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Jimenez family tells their story with autism and Fragile X syndrome

By CharaA Kansas City area resident celebrates her child’s accomplishments while he manages fragile X syndrome and encourages other mothers with children with the condition to do the same.Andrea Pérez of Overland Park, Kansas, has a 24-year-old son who was diagnosed with Autism and Fragile X Syndrome when he was 2 years old. The U.S. […]

Kansas Department of Corrections has openings as Correction Officer

By Chara The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is seeking candidates committed to promoting safety and responsibility through best practices. The KDOC is looking for correction officers that can start earning $41,870 per year.Candidates must be at least 18 years old, possess the equivalent of a high school diploma, and pass a physical test and […]

GCI seeks volunteers for Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

By Chara GCI seeks volunteers for Cinco de Mayo Fiesta The annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, hosted by Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI), is coming. And as the three-day celebration approaches, organizers are seeking volunteers to help ensure its success.“Volunteers will be mostly helping us with the setup, manning and breakdown of the event, such as manning […]

Be a Force of Nature: Be Prepared

Kansas City, KS – The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas (UG) encouraged everyone to get prepared as this week spotlights severe weather preparedness week. Be a Force of Nature by knowing your risk, taking action, and being an example of where you live. The UG is committed to being a leader […]

Childhood providers support Kelly’s budget initiative

By CharaMore than 1,000 early childhood providers and stakeholders across Kansas are endorsing Gov. Laura Kelly’s state budget proposal to invest $56 million in “early childhood services and workforce enhancements,” her office stated in a Feb. 28 press release.The supporters expressed their approval via a letter sent recently to Kansas legislators emphasizing how important high-quality […]

Proposed baseball stadium faces challenges with workers, Crossroads

By Tere Siqueira The Kansas City Royals’ plans for a new downtown stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, have hit a snag.The pro baseball team is reportedly struggling to reach agreements with workers, and people who live and/or work in the Crossroads Arts District. According to media reports, labor groups have pushed for affordable housing and […]

Eastern Airlines to bring 165 jobs, $4.7-million investment to area

By Tere Siqueira One of the country’s oldest airlines is about to make Kansas City, Missouri, its home base.As multiple media outlets reported Feb. 21, Eastern Airlines has named Kansas City as the location for its new headquarters. Its current headquarters are in Wayne, Pennsylvania – an unincorporated Philadelphia suburb.“We did look at a number […]

KCMO advocates for gun control after mass shooting

By Tere SiqueiraKansas City, Missouri, officials are grappling with their limited power to address local gun violence following the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Union Station.As multiple media outlets reported, the shooting occurred during a parade-and-rally celebration to commemorate the Kansas City Chiefs’ latest Super Bowl title. The shooting – which left radio disc jockey […]