Community Development Specialist Kameron Middlebrooks has been chosen as one of the Des Moines Register's 15 People to Watch in 2019. Read more about Kameron Middlebrooks named 'Person to Watch' by DSM Register
Iowa State University’s research on small towns in Iowa shows lower levels of social engagement and interaction, especially in civic organizations and local associations.
When people talk about the need for community members to come together, get more involved, and create positive community change, how inclusive are the conversations?
Many of our Iowa towns are seeing population growth because of immigrants, but are those new neighbors being included in community-issue discussions and actions? Read more about CED Specialists Pilot Leading Communities Add-on to Include Immigrants for Positive Social Change