Hickman Mills Legacy of Excellence Project

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description

Hickman Mills Prevention Coalition

Program Summary:

The purpose of the Legacy of Excellence project is to prepare teens for the workforce by providing   job readiness /preparedness training, developing strong interpersonal and social skills, and a healthy sense of self and obligation to community, as well as a $2,200 for the whole year ( $1,200 for the summer and $1,000 for the school year). Through these efforts, the secondary and long-term purpose is to reduce youth crime rates in south Kansas City by 10%, reduce youth recidivism by 10%  and increase employability of participants by 95%.

 Also, the program seeks to increase the attendance rates at Ruskin High School, Burke Academy and Smith-Hale Middle School—each in the Hickman Mills School District—by 25%.

Program Addresses: 

Hope Hangout
Burke Academy ● 11115 Bennington Ave. ● Kansas City, MO 64134

 816-607-4367 ● hmpc-kc.org


    These are the agencies that have a COMBAT-funded program with a Youth Employment emphasis or component.

    » Youth Employment & Training Initiative
    Blue Hills Neighborhood Association
    » Blue Hills Restorative Justice Program

    Bridge Leadership Academy
    » Bridge Job Readiness Program

    Calvary Community Outreach Network
    » HYPE Summer

    Cornerstones Of Care
    » Build Trybe for Youth Employment
    DeLaSalle Education Center
    » Block37
    Grace United Community Ministries
    » Youth Employment Program

    Heart of America Council, BSA
    » ScoutReach Summer Camps
    Hickman Mills Prevention Coalition
    » Legacy of Excellence Project

    Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
    » Ivanhoe Youth Employment Program

    KC Common Good
    » Working For Youth

    Operation Breakthrough
    » Ingnition Lab Opportunity Intership Program

    reStart, Inc.
    » reTreats

    Sisters In Christ
    » Youth Life Link

    Transition Zone, Inc.
    » Youth Workforce