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DSM USA Weekly - June 12, 2020

DSM USA Weekly News and Updates

June 12, 2020


The DSM USA Weekly podcast shares information to help keep businesses in business, provide information for people who may be looking for work and offer tips on how to keep our region healthy. Find out what’s new as of Friday, June 12, 2020:

Events for Equality

Student + Community Townhalls

Des Moines Public Schools has created virtual and student townhalls for community conversations surrounding equality, including the following events:

·      4-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 17

·      7-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 17

·      2-3 p.m. Thursday, June 17


Go to dmschools.org and search “anti-racist town halls.”

Undesign the Redline: DSM

The Undesign the Redline: DSM Live Tour will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17 from on the Polk County Housing Trust Fund Facebook page.

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration


A reading of the Emancipation of Proclamation will be held during the virtual Juneteenth festival. The festival is three days — June 18-20, 2020 — and will stream on DSMTV Live. Visit iowapublicradio.org and search “Iowa Juneteenth celebration” for more information.

Industry Playbooks + the DSM Forward Initiative

The DSM Forward industry and business function playbooks are currently available on The Partnership’s website. Industry playbooks include: Agriculture, Child Care, Construction & Development, Education, Events, Arts & Culture, Financial Services, Government, Gyms, Health Care, Hotels, Manufacturing, Nonprofits, Personal Services, Restaurant & Food Service, Retail and Utilities. Business function playbooks include: Finance, HR, IT, Legal, Operations and Sales & Marketing.

Find DSM Forward events at DSMpartnership.com/events.

Downtown Farmers’ Market Online Marketplace

Order from vendors virtually and access locally produced food by searching through the Online Markeplace. Each vendor will coordinate pick-up times/location and delivery options with customers.

Other farmers’ markets around Greater Des Moines (DSM) will reopen with physical distancing requirements implemented due to COVID-19.

Listen to the full podcast here:  DSM USA Weekly --- June 12, 2020

The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership’s newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy. To listen to more Partnership podcasts, click here