KC Rising, our region’s long-term vision for economic growth, held its Year 3 Update February 27 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. KC area media covered the event and new metrics benchmarks for the effort in news stories.

Startland News, “KC Rising red flag: Educated talent leaving KC, metro tech jobs unfilled,” appeared March 7, 2018

Kansas City Star, “Kansas City leaders studying migration data changes,” appeared March 4, 2018

Ingram’s, “KC Rising: We have our work cut out,” appeared February 28, 2018

Kansas City Business Journal, “KC Rising report card shows the area is dropping in key metrics,” appeared February 27, 2018

Kansas City Star, “Why are people with college degrees leaving KC? Civic leaders look for answers,” appeared February 27, 2018

Please contact Ashlie Hand with any 2018 KC Rising media requests.