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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – High Aspirations

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
*High Aspirations will raise African American males’ aspirations by initiating innovative ways to improve their lives socially, emotionally, academically, and spiritually.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – reStart, Inc.

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To provide housing and services to homeless youth, families, men, and women to end homelessness in our community.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To welcome and provide free admission to all and deliver unparalleled opportunities to enjoy, appreciate and understand the finest visual arts and the varied cultures they represent – on our campus, online and throughout Kansas City.

Board Members: (Seated) Charles S.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – AdHoc Group Against Crime

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To be a meaningful community resource that, through crisis intervention and prevention, supports the individuals and their families who are adversely affected by criminal behavior.

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