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Leadership for Five Seasons Youth Program Changes Teens' Perspective on Cedar Rapids

Sep 26, 2018

​The Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Youth program brings together 40 high school juniors from Cedar Rapids metro area high sc… Read More

Immigration Reform is Integral to Solving Our Workforce Shortages

Sep 26, 2018

Immigration policy reform is a topic often regarded as controversial, but is an issue too important to the business community fo… Read More

Celebrating Our Growing Community

Sep 26, 2018

​Existing businesses represent some of our largest potential for economic growth. Business expansion projects can mean building … Read More

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Congressman Rod Blum Visit With EA Members

Aug 30, 2018

The Economic Alliance welcomed Congressman Rod Blum and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney for a… Read More

Make the Voice of the Business Community Heard & Vote on November 6

Aug 30, 2018

Americans will take to the polls on November 6, Election Day. Iowa has some very important races this year, meaning it’s crucial… Read More

Downtown Vision Plan Propels Forward with Transformative Projects

Aug 29, 2018

A bigger, brighter future is on the horizon for Downtown Cedar Rapids and surrounding neighborhoods. First commissioned in 2007,… Read More

ICR IOWA Talent - Recruit at Hawkeye Huddles and LinkedIn Group for Recruiters

Aug 24, 2018

ICR IOWA is the presenting sponsor for the University of Iowa's Hawkeye Huddles this fall. ICR staff will be traveling to all aw… Read More

Leadership Component Reimagined for Adult Class of 2019

Aug 20, 2018

​Each August, 35 of the best and brightest leaders in our community embark on a ten-month journey known as the Leadership for Fi… Read More

Forecasting Talent Needs in 2019 and Beyond

Aug 15, 2018

What will the hiring demand and talent needs of ICR IOWA look like in 2019 and beyond? ICR IOWA and Kirkwood Community College r… Read More

Business Retention and Expansion Projects Represent Significant Growth Opportunities

Aug 03, 2018

​Existing businesses can represent some of the largest growth opportunities. Statistically, 80 percent of a community’s growth c… Read More

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