Growing a Strong Workforce Foundation: Public Policy Preparations for 2022

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​As many of our members know, the Economic Alliance has been working over the summer and through the fall to gather information,… Read More

$20M Community Betterment Project Breaks Ground in Cedar Rapids

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

Work has officially begun on a community project that many believe will spur economic development in downtown Cedar Rapids. The … Read More

Buy. Give. Grow. - Think Local This Holiday Season

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

As another year begins to wrap up, the Economic Alliance’s holiday buy local initiative is just getting started. Buy. Give. Grow… Read More

ICR Collegiate Career Fair: The New Era of Finding Talent in a Hybrid World

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Given the growing workforce shortage and retainment issues in our current economy, the Economic Alliance was approached and enc… Read More

Be Prepared for November Election Day

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​Tuesday, November 2 is Election Day 2021. Voters will make decisions on local elected officials, as well as decide on two impor… Read More
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Solutions for a Future-Forward Workforce

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​It’s no secret that the workforce has seen peaks and valleys in the last year and a half. Workers, managers and community leade… Read More

Vote "Yes" for Linn County Gaming License on Nov. 2

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​In 2013, Linn County voters overwhelming approved gaming in Linn County. That vote had a sunset of eight years, which makes 202… Read More

Reflecting the City in Art: New Murals Bring Color and Perspective to Downtown

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​ConnectCR is a grassroots effort that started as two separate projects—the revitalization of Cedar Lake and the construction of… Read More

2021 Farmers Market Season Creates Positive Economic Impact

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​The community was more than ready to break out of the pandemic hibernation and breathe a sense of normalcy. One of the first ev… Read More

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