• Iowa's Living Roadways Meeting
  • Yarn Bomb
  • Planting in Tripoli
  • World Refugee Day
  • Start-A-Thon

Recent News

December 8, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Indicators Portal team has released a City Data for Decision Makers report for all 945 of Iowa’s cities. The reports show population trends, demographics, and socioeconomic indicators such as income, poverty, employment, housing characteristics, and health insurance coverage.

November 29, 2017

Coon Rapids, Corning, Decorah, Forest City, Glidden, Graettinger, Moville, Peterson, Plymouth, and Wapello were selected to participate in 2018 Community Visioning program in a competitive application process in late September 2017.

Strategic Plan

The people and programs of the Community and Economic Development (CED) Program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will work with communities--aligning all efforts with the goals of maximizing diversity and inclusivity--to focus on the following five critical issues:

  • Housing
  • Demographics
  • Local Economies
  • Built Environment
  • Civic Engagement and Leadership Capacity