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

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. […]

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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) DES MOINES, IA: If there was any question about the appetite for more dialogue […]

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Regional Efforts to Support Federal Workers

Several organizations have stepped up to support federal workers impacted by the partial government shutdown. United Way of Central Iowa and DMARC just announced Feeding Our Federal Workers initiative that […]

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DES MOINES, IA: According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 18 percent of American adults live with mental illness. On February 5, the Science Center of Iowa (SCI) will […]

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Economic Impact Study: Greater Des Moines Water Trails will bring tens of millions of dollars to region annually

Greater Des Moines Water Trails will annually pour tens of millions of dollars into the regional economy, a new analysis shows. Among the findings of the Greater Des Moines Water […]

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Capital Core hosts public meeting on Downtown Des Moines Housing

Do you have ideas or concerns about housing in Downtown Des Moines? We want to hear from you! PUBLIC MEETING: DOWNTOWN DES MOINES HOUSING Thursday, November 8 6:30 pm Greater Des […]

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Wellness Capital Hosts “Encouraging Healthy Habits with 5-2-1-0”

Join the Capital Crossroads Wellness Capital as they convene a series of conversations on our community’s mental health and collective resilience. These sharing and learning sessions will help inform and […]

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Deadline Extended: Still Time to Submit Code Proposals

The executive committee for the Central Iowa Code Consortium (CICC) announced that the deadline to submit code proposals for all the widely adopted construction and maintenance codes (ICC, select NFPA […]

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Wellness Capital Hosts Mental Health Update

In an effort to both reduce the stigma on mental health and educate the public on services and efforts, the Wellness Capital of Capital Crossroads will host a series of […]

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