What is Economic Inclusion?

Economic Inclusion is a strategy that provides opportunity for all members of the Cedar Valley to participate in the economy as employers, employees, entrepreneurs, customers and citizens.


Economic Inclusion

Creating economic access for everyone and ensuring everyone has a seat at the table.

The 2019 Economic Inclusion Conference: Creating Brave Spaces was a large success. Thank you to the University of Northern Iowa for partnering with us on this event!

The event brought over 300 business and community members together into a brave space and to engage in conversations about how to achieve the mission of economic inclusion in the Cedar Valley, which is to "Create economic access for everyone and ensure everyone has a seat at the table."

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Inclusion Toolkit

The needed resources that can help develop or improve your business’s diversity and inclusion practices. You will find the diversity and inclusion policies and other management tools used by Cedar Valley businesses.

24/7 Black Advancement Group

Development & Networking for Black Professionals in the Cedar Valley. The goal of “Skill-Up” is to increase the amount of African-Americans reaching management and leadership level opportunities by increasing network and access to workshops, career coaching, resume review and mock interviews to embolden career goals and support professional development.

Home Base Iowa

Home Base Iowa is a statewide initiative that connects veterans and transitioning service members and their families with careers and resources available through partner organizations and businesses.

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