Volume 9

Community Matters Volume 9

Volume 9, Issue 1Volume 9, Issue 1, 2016

  • Iowans celebrate cultural diversity at World Refugee Day
  • New collaborative provides sustainability resource for Iowans
  • 'Flooding In Iowa' video series earns National Award
  • ISU Extension and Outreach plan addresses diversity and inclusion
  • CED Specialists learn to navigate differences
  • High school juniors practice ethical decision making at workshop
  • Personal experiences guide CED Specialist's work with refugees
  • Bike conference offers tourism tips to communities along trails
  • Program builds small businesses, one microloan at a time
  • SET program offers communities fresh insights into economic development
  • What types of insurance coverage should a nonprofit carry?
  • Extension CED offers tourism workshops

Volume 9, Issue 2Volume 9, Issue 2, 2017

  • ISU design students create functional art for Manning
  • Why local leaders should support immigrant-owned businesses
  • Northwest Iowa communities learn how to become 'age friendly'
  • Registration open for 2017 Intro to Planning and Zoning workshops
  • Extension specialists teach basics of community development
  • ILR celebrates 20 years of sustainable community enhancement
  • ILR Community Visioning program launches 2017 communities
  • How nonprofits should handle a crisis or natural disaster
  • CED specialists conducting statewide tourism workshops
  • FYE 2015 county fiscal conditions reports available

Volume 9, Issue 3, 2017Participants in the Kossuth County leadership program

  • GIS specialist helps ISU tell its story through online maps
  • Leadership program helps communities build engagement
  • CED offers housing needs assessments to communities
  • Sprouse joins Extension CED as local government specialist
  • Iowa MPI and MPA attract more than 300 municipal professionals
  • Kendall retires as Municipal Professionals Institute, Academy director
  • Extension Community and Economic Development unit adopts team
    approach to outreach to better serve Iowa communities
  • How nonprofits can protect their computer systems
  • Christianson brings planning and zoning expertise to Iowans
  • Taylor named CED program director
  • Oyervides shifts to joint position with Value Added Agriculture program
  • New in Print: What Drives Quality of Life in Iowa Small Towns?

Volume 9, Issue 4, 2017 Pleasant Hill farmers market

  • Marketing Hometown America program uses civility to attract
    new businesses and population to small communities
  • Community Visioning Program launches 2018 communities
  • City Data for Decision Makers reports now available
  • Grant Writing 101 helps communities seeking funding sources
  • RACI Summit educates refugees and service providers
  • Declines in population don't always reflect quality of life
  • Pleasant Hill is bringing agriculture to a neighborhood
  • CED provides strategic planning to mental health region
  • Registration for Community Food Systems annual even in January now open
  • Refugee Alliance receives grant to facilitate interpreter training