GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Feb. 3, 2020) – Capital Crossroads, the region’s strategic vision plan, is hosting an informational session on March 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to highlight the past, present, and future of Capital Crossroads. Accomplishments and current initiatives which are shaping our region will also be shared. The session will be hosted at the Greater Des Moines Partnership at 700 Locust.

Details of the Capital Crossroads Midpoint Review will be discussed along with various initiatives, including but not limited to the 2019 workforce housing study, the Central Iowa Water Trails project, and the Make It OK Campaign.

Kristi Knous, Capital Crossroads tri-chair and Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines president, along with Emily Kessinger, Capital Crossroads director, will be presenting.

“As our region continues to grow, we want to educate our leaders on how Capital Crossroads is moving the needle on important issues and opportunities in our community.” said Knous. “There are many major initiatives in the works, and the strategic plan that became Capital Crossroads is both bold and ambitious.”

This session is free to attend and will include 15 minutes for networking and a 30-minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions. Refreshments will be served. Those interested in attending the session can RSVP by emailing by March 12 at 2 p.m.


About Capital Crossroads

Capital Crossroads is a bold but achievable vision pushing Central Iowans to dream big, not settle for good enough, think long term, and work together. Capital Crossroads brings together nearly 700 community volunteers to meet the challenges of the future while building on our past successes. It is in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Catch Des Moines, Prairie Meadows, Polk County and the United Way of Central Iowa.