Community involvement has been a long-held tenet of Central Exchange. Through a variety of programs, committees and task force groups, you have the opportunity to learn about and act upon issues inside and outside our community.
America's Creative Crossroads
In conjunction with the new branding concept developed by the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC), CX is hosting a series of programs on Kansas City, America's Creative Crossroads. This platform will promote our city as authentic, innovative and inviting to corporations and talent looking to relocate to this vibrant area. We'll hear from local entrepreneurs who have "made it" on the national stage, area business leaders who are delivering solutions worldwide. and area artists who are receiving national acclaim.
CX Community Outreach
Volunteer, work with fellow CX members and make a positive impact on the community!
In response to members' requests for volunteer and community outreach programs, the Strategic Initiatives Committee has selected two organizations to partner with in 2012:
One KC for Women and Young Women on the Move.
One KC for Women
This includes Women’s Employment Network, Women’s Business Center and Women’s Capital Connection. All three offer women options to help them achieve personal and professional sustainability. There are a variety of opportunities in which you can interact directly with One KC for Women clients.
OneKC for Women Volunteer Opportunities
Young Women on the Move
YWOM empowers middle and high school girls to live healthy lives filled with positive options. The organization is in need of speakers on a variety of subjects, including: Sef-Esteem, Leadership Skills, Goal Setting, and Health & Wellness.
YWOM Volunteer Opportunities
Great Decisions Discussion Group
Participants meet to discuss important global issues of our time. The issues come from the Great Decisions briefing book, which each year covers eight timely global and thematic topics related to U.S. foreign policy.
Meets: Noon, second Friday of month / CX South
Facilitated by: Sandy Ackerson
Political Talk Series
Offered during certain years as appropriate, this series presents programs geared to the discussion of local and national political issues. We’ll look at the issues from all viewpoints and include the perspectives from political parties on both sides of the state line. This is your chance to get an insider’s perspective as you hear from elected officials and political experts.