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New Czech Village/New Bohemia SSMID District Beautification Committee Calls for Volunteers

Oct 29, 2019

The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission is seeking any businesses, employ… Read More

New Downtown Benches Align with Other Beautification Efforts and Meet Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements

Oct 25, 2019

​New benches are on the way to Downtown Cedar Rapids. Look for 70 new, metal benches throughout the district starting this week.… Read More

For the First Time, Majority of U.S. New Hires are People of Color - Diversity Resource Guides Available Now

Oct 21, 2019

For the first time in the U.S., most new hires of prime working age – 25 to 54 years old – are people of color, according to a W… Read More

Young Professionals Group Hosting Two Iowa Legislators to Discuss Finding Bipartisan Policy Solutions in Today's Political Climate

Oct 21, 2019

ImpactCR will host two members of the Iowa legislature who are working to solve conflict and find middle ground in today's bitte… Read More

Future Young Professionals See Cedar Rapids Living Firsthand with New Tour

Oct 21, 2019

In a bid to win over soon-to-be college grads for their first career steps, the Economic Alliance debuted a free quality of plac… Read More

Preparing for the Upcoming Legislative Session: What We Know, What We’re Hearing and What We’re Anticipating

Oct 17, 2019

As we prepare for the 2020 Iowa legislative session, we continue to seek input from members and stakeholders and strategically p… Read More

ICR IOWA's Talent Hub By the Numbers

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

The ICR Talent Hub is a pool of professionals interested in new career opportunities in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids. Candidates are i… Read More

Market Season Wraps Up with Strong Partnerships & Community Impact + Save the Date for 2020 Markets

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

The final Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust of the year took place on September 21, a… Read More

Local Labor Helps Build the Cedar Rapids Flood Control System

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

​On the banks of the Cedar River, permanent flood protection arises. Construction crews work on pump stations, rolling gates and… Read More

2019 Voter Resource Guide

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

​As we approach important City and School elections in November, the Economic Alliance is playing its usual role in promoting pr… Read More

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