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

CAPITAL CROSSROADS NAMES EMILY KESSINGER AS DIRECTOR

GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA – Emily Kessinger has been selected as the new Capital Crossroads Director. In this role, Kessinger will represent the Capital Crossroads Tri-Chairs and guide implementation of […]

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Midpoint Review with Rich Harwood: Cultivating Communities as a Catalyst for Lasting Change

GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA – The vision for Central Iowa is coming to fruition thanks to the dedication and leadership of many individuals and organizations. As we approach the halfway […]

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Make It OK Anti-Stigma Campaign Launched in Central Iowa

Over 100 mental health advocates and community leaders gathered at Des Moines University Wednesday to hear details on Make It OK, a community campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental […]

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2018 Code Recommendations Published; Training Scheduled

DES MOINES, IOWA –The executive committee for the Central Iowa Code Consortium (CICC) announced that the work of the code committees is complete for the 2018 cycle of construction and […]

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RURAL AND URBAN PARTNERSHIP COMMITTED TO IMPROVE WATER HEALTH INVITES PUBLIC TO COLLABORATE

Agriculture’s Clean Water Alliance (ACWA) and Capital Crossroads are collaborating again in support of improved water quality in the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers. The partners will co-host “An Exchange […]

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CAPITAL CROSSROADS RELEASES WORKFORCE HOUSING STUDY DATA

Greater Des Moines can further fuel its economic growth by investing in the right mix of housing options. This is a key takeaway from a yearlong analysis of workforce housing […]

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Partners announce new Incubator and board members to drive implementation of Central Iowa Water Trails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        […]

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Mentors Sought for Diversity in Arts Leadership Program

This summer, Americans for the Arts (AFTA) and Bravo Greater Des Moines (BGD) will offer the Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) internship program for the first time, together, to introduce […]

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Supporting a More Diverse Iowa

Supporting a More Diverse Iowa Establishing community goals for leadership, diversity, equity, inclusion, and civility Capital Crossroads represents a comprehensive initiative inclusive of Central Iowa’s principal strategic focus areas. The […]

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Community Rallies Around Mental Health Conversation

Media contact: Emilee Richardson Director of Marketing & Public Relations 515-274-6868 ext. 233 / 515-657-1765 (cell) emilee.richardson@sciowa.org DES MOINES, IA: If there was any question about the appetite for more dialogue […]

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