ThrYve Partnering in KU Grant Awarded to Study Transportation Needs for Underrepresented Youths in KC Area

The University of Kansas has received a federal planning grant for a project aimed at helping Kansas City leaders figure out how to connect underserved teens to out-of-school activities and opportunities. Under the guidance of Dr. Jomella Watson-Thompson, the CCHD’s ThrYve team is partnering in this collaborative effort that spans the KU campus and involves community partners as well.

Alexandra Kondyli, associate professor of civil, environmental & architectural engineering, is leading the team that received the $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Multi-racial students in front of a computer monitor.

Read more about this grant here.