Category: Media Coverage

"Active engagement by many partners wins the day."
—Tim Lane

A Closer Look: Kaity Patchett

Kaity Patchett’s first week as executive director of the Central Iowa region’s Capital Crossroads initiative was “appropriately overwhelming and extremely exciting.” The 35-year-old said she is meeting key players and […]

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Capital Crossroads leaders say new roadmap addresses ‘basic fundamental issues’

One of the first things leaders of the Central Iowa visioning initiative Capital Crossroads did when developing a 2040 roadmap for the region was call the Polk County Housing Trust […]

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Capital Crossroads announces new regional plan for Central Iowa, names new executive director

Capital Crossroads, a collaboration of regional organizations and residents, has announced a new regional plan called Central Iowa’s Roadmap to Opportunity and Prosperity for All that will be executed by […]

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Capital Crossroads Director Talks New Focus on Housing

Published February 16, 2017 by the Polk County Housing Trust Fund Organizers launched Capital Crossroads 2.0, the next five-year regional vision plan for Central Iowa, on February 1st during an event at […]

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Editorial: Capital Crossroads’ Wish List Requires Your Work

Published February 3, 2017 by the Des Moines Register It would be tempting to think of Capital Crossroads’ priorities — including a downtown sports stadium, an indoor farmers market and a […]

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Capital Crossroads Lays Out Aggressive Plan for Greater Des Moines

Published February 1, 2017 by the Des Moines Register Central Iowa leaders laid out a new vision for the region Wednesday with the launch of Capital Crossroads 2.0 — a blueprint for […]

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Capital Crossroads 2.0 Unveiled

Published February 1, 2017 by the Business Record Capital Crossroads 2.0’s five-year blueprint for Central Iowa emerged Wednesday night at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. If you think the area could use […]

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Capital Crossroads 2.0 Targets Mental Health

Posted February 1, 2017 by the Des Moines Register

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Capital Crossroads 2.0 to be Unveiled Feb. 1

Published December 21, 2016 by the Business Record Capital Crossroads, the regional visioning process, will unveil its 2.0 version on Feb. 1 after nine months of surveys, a regional assessment, interviews, fact-finding […]

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Capital Crossroads Team Visits St. Louis Today

Posted August 1, 2016 by the Business Record Thirteen members of the Capital Crossroads 2.0 committee are in St. Louis today learning about best practices in regionalism. Presentations will include information […]

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