Events 4 Equity

The Events 4 Equity Calendar features diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) related events of interest to the Greater Des Moines region. Events featured on the calendar are informational, educational, or informative in nature or are addressing equity within our region. This calendar was created by input from Capital Crossroads leadership and the Social Capital, who have been and continue to be an integral part of diversity, equity, and inclusion related work in the community.   To build a more equitable and inclusive region, Social Capital created the 4 Equity tool to focus on and start having conversations around racial equity. View or download the tool for use in your business or organization.

To submit an event for consideration on the calendar, see the “Submit an Event” button below. If you have any questions regarding the events or calendar, please contact Britney Samuelson.

Community Circles & Conversations Series: 2021 Series

Online Virtual

Community Circles & Conversations are monthly convenings that seek to build trusting relationships and share knowledge and resources with the Central Iowa nonprofit sector. Featuring a mix of timely local […]

The Junction Speaks

Valley Community Center 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines

Join The Taste of the Junction for an evening of Storytelling, Presentations, and Slideshows. The Pop Up Museum is a series of panels highlighting the diversity and culture of the […]

Recurring

World Food & Music Festival

Western Gateway Park 1205 Locust St, Des Moines

The World Food & Music Festival will return to its location in Downtown Des Moines (DSM)'s Western Gateway Park for its 17th year on Sept. 17 – 19, 2021. World […]

Recurring

African Leadership Talk Series

Online Virtual

The African Service Providers of Central Iowa are pleased to present this monthly conversation series to address barriers facing African refugees and immigrants leading their communities in an impactful way. […]

Community Circles & Conversations Series: 2021 Series

Online Virtual

Community Circles & Conversations are monthly convenings that seek to build trusting relationships and share knowledge and resources with the Central Iowa nonprofit sector. Featuring a mix of timely local […]

Recurring

African Leadership Talk Series

Online Virtual

The African Service Providers of Central Iowa are pleased to present this monthly conversation series to address barriers facing African refugees and immigrants leading their communities in an impactful way. […]

Public Policy Issue Forum on Justice Reform

Online Virtual

The Greater Des Moines Partnership, along with Capital Crossroads and the Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will hold a series of public policy forums throughout 2021 to explore issues impacting DSM. […]

Community Circles & Conversations Series: 2021 Series

Online Virtual

Community Circles & Conversations are monthly convenings that seek to build trusting relationships and share knowledge and resources with the Central Iowa nonprofit sector. Featuring a mix of timely local […]

Advancing Women in Leadership

Online Virtual

Having a gender-diverse business not only increases companies’ financial possibilities, but also expands the skilled talent pool that employers have to search from. This event, led by Dr. Sian Proctor, […]

Recurring

African Leadership Talk Series

Online Virtual

The African Service Providers of Central Iowa are pleased to present this monthly conversation series to address barriers facing African refugees and immigrants leading their communities in an impactful way. […]

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