Gayle A. Hobbs
: State Administrator of the Year
(1995), Greater Kansas City Chapter
, American Society for Public Administration 16
.Has the program received any press or other media coverage to date?Yes X. No __.If yes, please list the sources and briefly describe relevant coverage.LINC Organization
The Chronicle of Philanthropy; "A Quiet Revolution in Delivering Social Services" (March 23, 1995); The article describes LINC's early initiatives and the idea behind formation of the citizen collaborative.Neighborhood Governance Governing; "Connecting Government and Neighborhoods" (October 1996); The article features national efforts to get citizens more involved in neighborhood governance.LINC
is featured as are efforts in Seattle, Wa.; Little Rock, Ar.; and Charlotte, NC.
...The New York Times; "Welfare-to-Work Plans Show Success is Difficult to Achieve" (Sept. 1, 1996) USA Today; "Welfare-to-Work Not an Easy Road" (March 12, 1997) The Wall Street Journal; "Workfare Pilot Program Is Still Pounding the Pavement" (Sept. 2, 1997) LINC's executive director Gayle A. Hobbs provides a broader view of how the community-based welfare-to-work system developed in an article written for the American Public Welfare Association.
Public Welfare; "Welfare to Work: The Kansas City Experiment and Experience."(Fall 1996) Child Welfare LINC's efforts to get citizens more involved in child welfare through experiencing the lives of case workers and their families are highlighted in two articles.The Kansas City Star; "Caseworkers Brave a Troubled World" (May 17, 1997) CDF Reports; "Special Report: A Look Inside the Child Protection System" (August 1997)