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WOW! It has been one year since the Opportunity Summit: Creating Prosperity for All . So much has changed for the better since that conversation. Here are some of the changes taking place since last June.  LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE: The LeadershipRoundtable has met every other week since late June 2014. The 14 member team is made up of interested individuals representing business ...

Poverty in central Iowa is an issue that connects education, income and health. We all want our community to be prosperous, but our community is only as prosperous as the people who reside here. On October 23, poverty data by county for central Iowa became available from the American Community Survey. This data is the basis for the information presented. Read More... ...

Creating Prosperity for All brought together more than 115 diverse, dedicated people to learn through data and stories about the realities of living in poverty. Participants heard about the amazing opportunities and the daunting challenges of many who live in our community. The energy in the room was palpable, and the common understanding that it is possible to create change to ...