Guiding the young men
of Kansas City's Urban Core


We help the young men of Kansas City's urban core graduate from high school, develop their personal career paths and thrive as students, employees and citizens.


Kendael Armstead – Ranger of the Month
Kendael Armstead is a Junior attending Allen Village High School. He has been a member of the Urban Ranger Corps for the 3 years. He was a part of the first ever Freshman class. Kendael recently served as the sophomore representative for the Student Council. Some of his hobbies are chess and computer coding. This summer his work assignment is building computers with Connect for Good, which gives computers to low income residents. After high school he plans to attend The University of Kansas and study computer science.
Lauren Armendariz|Volunteer Spotlight
Lauren recently join our marketing committee and work at Plattform in Lenexa doing content marketing. Lauren brings a new perspective that is heavily focused on spreading the word about our organization. With new ideas and extra hands, our marketing committee is quickly growing with awesome people


Shredding Event
September 12

In participation with ProShred, URC will host a fundraiser on September 12 at St. Elizabeth Church (74th Street¬† between Wornall and Main in the back parking lot of church)¬†by helping the community shred documents and recycle electronics. This event is […]

Urban Rendezvous
October 16, 2015

The 2015 Urban Rendezvous Dinner will be held October 16 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Find out more information here.