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At its core, Kansas City is its people. Kansas Citians come from all walks of life, and everyone has a distinct and important perspective. The updated Comprehensive Plan must take all of these perspectives into account. You are the future of this City. By sharing your perspective, you will make our comprehensive planning process more inclusive and informed.

Each perspective below is its own discussion forum. Please share how your experience compares to or contrasts with other perspectives. Help us to start meaningful conversations that are centered around the real life experiences that our diverse community brings to the table. Let's widen our understanding of Kansas City and each other by having conversations on the different ways we all experience life in our City.

We want to hear from you! This page is a space for residents, teachers, visitors, parents, business owners, students, retirees, and anyone else who has a stake in Kansas City's success to share their perspective.

The current topic for perspective videos is:

"The thing I love most about Kansas City."


At its core, Kansas City is its people. Kansas Citians come from all walks of life, and everyone has a distinct and important perspective. The updated Comprehensive Plan must take all of these perspectives into account. You are the future of this City. By sharing your perspective, you will make our comprehensive planning process more inclusive and informed.

Each perspective below is its own discussion forum. Please share how your experience compares to or contrasts with other perspectives. Help us to start meaningful conversations that are centered around the real life experiences that our diverse community brings to the table. Let's widen our understanding of Kansas City and each other by having conversations on the different ways we all experience life in our City.

We want to hear from you! This page is a space for residents, teachers, visitors, parents, business owners, students, retirees, and anyone else who has a stake in Kansas City's success to share their perspective.

The current topic for perspective videos is:

"The thing I love most about Kansas City."


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  • Perspective: Bilingual Youth Mentor

    about 1 month ago
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    Megan feels Kansas City's support for a diverse, multi-cultural community positively impacts her work as a community advocate. In the forum below, please discuss how can we use the KC Spirit Playbook to build an even more inclusive KCMO.


    Megan feels Kansas City's support for a diverse, multi-cultural community positively impacts her work as a community advocate. In the forum below, please discuss how can we use the KC Spirit Playbook to build an even more inclusive KCMO.


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  • Perspective: Small Restaurant Owner

    2 months ago
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    Chris Geil, owner of Songbird Cafe (1529 Grand Blvd) discusses what he appreciates most about Kansas City with a focus on the positives of how the Crossroads neighborhood helps support his small business. Please use the forum below to discuss how can the City best support more small businesses like Songbird Cafe.


    Chris Geil, owner of Songbird Cafe (1529 Grand Blvd) discusses what he appreciates most about Kansas City with a focus on the positives of how the Crossroads neighborhood helps support his small business. Please use the forum below to discuss how can the City best support more small businesses like Songbird Cafe.


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  • Perspective: New KCMO Resident

    about 1 month ago
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    Kimberly Lor recently moved to Kansas City, Missouri and loves how local businesses cooperate and support one another. How can we continue to foster this environment and spread the culture of cooperation? 


    Kimberly Lor recently moved to Kansas City, Missouri and loves how local businesses cooperate and support one another. How can we continue to foster this environment and spread the culture of cooperation? 


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  • Perpective: Retired School Teacher

    2 months ago
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    Retired public school teacher Bob Russell talks about what Kansas City means to him. Please use the forum for a discussion around these sentiments. 


    Retired public school teacher Bob Russell talks about what Kansas City means to him. Please use the forum for a discussion around these sentiments. 


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  • Perspective: Youth Mentor

    about 1 month ago
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    Derek loves how the built environment in Kansas City is welcoming and comforting. Please use the forum to discuss what you think quality design looks like and how we can best ensure new development contributes to the improvement of our built environment. 


    Derek loves how the built environment in Kansas City is welcoming and comforting. Please use the forum to discuss what you think quality design looks like and how we can best ensure new development contributes to the improvement of our built environment. 


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  • Perspective: Active Community Member

    about 1 month ago
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    Erin Kelley loves how easy it is to be active in your community here in Kansas City. How can we further reduce the barriers to community involvement and bring more voices and perspectives to the table? 


    Erin Kelley loves how easy it is to be active in your community here in Kansas City. How can we further reduce the barriers to community involvement and bring more voices and perspectives to the table? 


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  • Perspective: Waldo Resident

    about 1 month ago
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    Tim Ahlenius loves the opportunities to build community connections in Kansas City. How can we use the KC Spirit Playbook to help bring people together socially, professionally, culturally, etc?


    Tim Ahlenius loves the opportunities to build community connections in Kansas City. How can we use the KC Spirit Playbook to help bring people together socially, professionally, culturally, etc?


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