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Leadership for Five Seasons Adult Application For the Class of 2021 Opens April 1

Looking to deepen your knowledge of the community, get more involved, meet people who are looking to sharpen their leadership skills? From April 1 through April 30, Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) will accept applications for the LFS Adult Class of 2021…
Looking to deepen your knowledge of the community, get more involved, meet people who are looking to sharpen their leadership skills? From April 1 through April 30, Leadership fo……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/leadership-five-seasons-adult-application-class-2021-opens-april-1

ICR IOWA Partners with ACT on New "Soft Skills" Pilot Program

ICR Iowa recently announced the launch of a new pilot focused on strengthening social emotional learning in area schools. The pilot is a partnership between the ICR Future Coali……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/icr-iowa-partners-act-new-soft-skills-pilot-program

Cedar Rapids Construction and Expansion Projects Draw National Attention

Since 2016, Cedar Rapids has seen $1.8 billion in construction and expansion projects. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance regularly tracks and reports on these numbers in a capital investment report called Building to a Billion and Beyond.
Since 2016, Cedar Rapids has seen $1.8 billion in construction and expansion projects. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance regularly tracks and reports on these numbers in a……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/cedar-rapids-construction-and-expansion-projects-draw-national-attention

ICR Career Collective Offers Rapid Response for Regional Workforce Needs

​In March, ICR IOWA launched the ICR Career Collective, an initiative designed to offer a rapid response to the changing regional workforce needs given the COVID-19 pandemic situation. “The ICR Career Collective offers unified support for our employers…
In March, ICR IOWA launched the ICR Career Collective, an initiative designed to offer a rapid response to the changing regional workforce needs given the COVID-19 pandemic situat……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/icr-career-collective-offers-rapid-response-regional-workforce-needs

Business Expansion Projects Move Forward in the Face of Coronavirus

​While no industry has gone untouched in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of business expansion projects that began before the pandemic are continuing to move forward.
While no industry has gone untouched in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of business expansion projects that began before the pandemic are continuing to move forward……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/business-expansion-projects-move-forward-face-coronavirus

Rally C.A.P. Initiative Launches to Champion and Protect Local Businesses and Arts and Culture Amenities from Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced Rally C.A.P. (Champion and Protect), a new initiative to champion a local-first mindset and support local businesses and arts and culture amenities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic while followi…
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced Rally C.A.P. (Champion and Protect), a new initiative to champion a local-first mindset and support local businesses and ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/rally-cp-initiative-launches-champion-and-protect-local-businesses-and-arts-and-culture-amenities-impacts-coronavirus-pandemic

Child Care Shortage Advocacy Work Continues

​The Economic Alliance, along with business leaders, daycare providers, higher education professionals, members of rural communities, elected officials, K-12 educators, health care professionals and small business owners from across Linn County have been …
The Economic Alliance, along with business leaders, daycare providers, higher education professionals, members of rural communities, elected officials, K-12 educators, health care……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/child-care-shortage-advocacy-work-continues

Ignite ICR Regional Summer Internship Program Goes Virtual

​Ignite ICR is a program for interns and college students in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids (ICR) to connect to our region, our business community and each other. In response to many businesses having internships going virtual this summer and for the health and s…
Ignite ICR is a program for interns and college students in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids (ICR) to connect to our region, our business community and each other. In response to many busin……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/ignite-icr-regional-summer-internship-program-goes-virtual

Welcoming Week in Cedar Rapids September 11-20

​Making Cedar Rapids more attractive to international talent expands economic opportunity for all. Making sure that our economy continues to work for residents and maintains a high quality of life for all members of our community.
Making Cedar Rapids more attractive to international talent expands economic opportunity for all. Making sure that our economy continues to work for residents and maintains a high……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/07/welcoming-week-cedar-rapids-september-11-20

Lets Champion and Protect Local Businesses and Arts & Cultural Amenities!

​A new initiative to champion a local-first mindset - Rally C.A.P. (Champion and Protect) launched last month encouraging the community to support local businesses and arts & cultural amenities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, while following safety …
A new initiative to champion a local-first mindset - Rally C.A.P. (Champion and Protect) launched last month encouraging the community to support local businesses and arts & cultu……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/07/lets-champion-and-protect-local-businesses-and-arts-cultural-amenities

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