News, Press and Updates from the Prosperity Center

Rockhurst University

Prosperity Center For Financial Opportunity Opens At 5151 Troost Avenue
The Prosperity Center for Financial Opportunity – a new resource for low- and moderate-income individuals and families – has opened its doors on the Rockhurst University campus. Center efforts are designed to help clients increase their net income, credit scores, long-term job retention and net worth...

KC Post

Financial Opportunity Center opens on Troost 
A financial opportunity center just opened on Troost Avenue is joining others around the country help people reach financial stability. The new center on the Rockhurst University campus is one of 70 nationwide and the first of three that the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) plans to open in Kansas City...

The Catholic Key

A Realistic Resource For Low, Moderate Income Individuals, Families Opens On Troost 
Isn’t part of the American Dream to be financially secure, especially when retirement nears? That dream often seemed out of reach for low to moderate income individuals and families in Kansas City’s urban center, but now there’s a realistic resource for them...

Kansas City Star

Prosperity Center to provide coaching on jobs, money
Coaches ready to help with a job hunt and handling money will be available starting June 18 at a center for low- and moderate-income residents. They connect qualified candidates, such as the working poor, with an employment coach, a financial coach and a specialist in access to public benefits...

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

The KC Chamber: Transformative Potential Being Realized  Through Big 5 Goals
Rockhurst University opened the Prosperity Center for Financial Opportunity at 5151 Troost. The center focuses on employment counseling and placement, financial education and coaching, and public benefits access and is a joint effort of Rockhurst, the Full Employment Council, Catholic Charities, United Way, and Greater Kansas City LISC. UNI is a supporting partner in this effort...


Big 5 Status Update: Dianne Cleaver & UNI
Accomplishing the Big 5 initiatives promises to bring better health, improved education, more jobs, increased investment and a better quality of life to everyone in the region, creating a Greater Kansas City. Nick Haines sits down with Dianne Cleaver to get an update on the progress of this initiative...