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Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) began in the mid-1960s when residents of Northeast Kansas City, Kansas, joined with KU faculty to address concerns about child development in a low-income community.
 
Their goal, and the mission of the JGCP, is to improve area children's developmental and educational experiences and thus, their academic and social achievements.
 
Since its inception, the project has sought to develop meaningful solutions to what local citizens view as major problems. JGCP also provides a place for KU faculty and students to learn from the wisdom and experiences of the urban community.
 
Together, the community and the university have designed programs to intervene in and improve the parenting, care, and instruction received by children in the Northeast Kansas City, Kansas area, in  Greater Kansas City, and the United States.

50th Anniversary
Job Opportunities
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher - Life Span Institute, University of Kansas JUNIPER GARDENS CHILDREN’S PROJECT seeks a Post-Doctoral Researcher. For more information go to https://employment.ku.edu/staff/2046BR.  KU is an EO/AAE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

 

Huge and very well-deserved congratulations to JGCP's own Dr. Debra Kamps!
KU Special Education
MSLBD Leadership in Research Awards! Debra Kamps and Kathleen Lane were recognized on Thursday evening for their outstanding research!

Want to track infant and toddler progress? Join us at #NHSA 2015 to get certified on the Infant & Toddler IGDIs! #ece http://t.co/9PkW7aX4Fk