Community Development

Community and Economic Development specialists work with county Extension offices, community organizations, local governments, and others to deliver programming in our areas of expertise:  

  • Civic Engagement and Leadership, 
  • Local Governments and Housing, 
  • Small Business Assistance, 
  • Community Food Systems, and 
  • Data and Technology.

ISU Extension CED plays an important role in providing research-based information and resources to sustain communities into the future.  Our people and programs work with communities--aligning all efforts with the goals of maximizing diversity and inclusivity. 

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Tue, 07/16/2024 - 10:00
Go ‘Bananas’ for Summer Treats
July is National Ice Cream month and has its own day, the 3rd Sunday in July! Ice cream as we know it is made from dairy…

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 10:00
Trusted Preservation Resources
To ensure that products preserved are safe, it is important to follow tested recipes and methods to prevent foodborne…

Tue, 06/25/2024 - 10:00
Pie Storage
It’s summer time and a favorite summertime dessert is PIE! Not all pies are alike and require different storage. Some are safe…

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Mon, 10/30/2023 - 15:43
Commissioned artwork constituted ‘government speech’ that City was under no obligation to display
Jared McGriff, et al, v. City of Miami Beach, FL Federal 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, October 27, 2023 Jared McGriff and…

Mon, 09/18/2023 - 09:02
Church entitled to restore prayer trail because denial likely to be proven to be a substantial burden on religious exercise under RLUIPA
by Gary Taylor Catholic Healthcare International v. Genoa Charter Township (MI) Federal 6th Circuit Court of Appeals,…

Mon, 09/11/2023 - 08:59
Plaintiffs’ inverse condemnation claim survives summary judgment on allegations that state control of water levels behind private dam that collapsed constitutes public use
by Gary Taylor David Krieger, et al., v. Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy Michigan Court of Appeals,…