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Renewable Energy Considerations Impact Economic Development

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

​On a global level, the business debate over environmental responsibility or ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is becom… Read More

Stronger Together: "We Are CR" Mural

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

​Our community and nation have been through much tragedy and tumult over the past 18 months, but during these tough times our co… Read More

New MedQuarter Banners Encourage Wellness

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

​One of the greatest concerns expressed by physicians and other health care workers throughout the pandemic was that people were… Read More

Leadership for Five Seasons Class of 2021 Built and Delivered Beds for Kids in Need as Part of Their Final Project

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

The Leadership For Five Seasons (LFS) Adult Class of 2021 completed their class project by assisting with a “build and deliver d… Read More

Cedar Rapids Lights Up With Façade Improvements

Economic Alliance | Jul 28, 2021

​Each year, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance facilitates a façade improvement program intended to encourage property and… Read More

Cybersecurity and Risk Mitigation for Businesses

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

Ransomware attacks in 2020 were up 300% with targets ranging from government agencies to small businesses. Homeland Security Sec… Read More

A Solution to the Workforce Shortage

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

​Iowa’s workforce challenges remain a top concern for Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance members in the aftermath of 2020. The… Read More

CR Summer Rally Kicks Off

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s new buy local initiative, CR Summer Rally, kicks off July 12 and runs through Septem… Read More

The Economic Alliance Welcomes New Colleagues and Summer Interns

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance welcomes new colleagues and interns. Read More
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From the Executive Director: Evolving Workforce Resources

Economic Alliance | Jul 27, 2021

Companies are trying anything these days to attract more workers. Many businesses are managing to find workers and grow, but it … Read More
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