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Peek inside: Project Commons teen accelerator pilot aims for ‘innovation, collaboration, impact’

Innovation is growing on the third floor of Goodwill’s East Crossroads center, enabling Kansas City’s next generation to take ownership of their city. 

“We really wanted to sort of address their needs, hear more about their voice and engage with them,” William Dowdell, program director at Hire KC, said of the 21 students who make up the first class of Project Commons — a pilot program of the KC Social Innovation Center-backed organization, formally launched July 8.