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DSM USA Weekly - June 26, 2020

DSM USA Weekly News and Updates

June 26, 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 26, 2020:

One Economy Blueprint for Action Unveiling

The One Economy Blueprint for Action Unveiling, in partnership with The Directors Council, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, KCCI News and the Des Moines Register,will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. The presentation will guide both corporate and community solution driven conversations through breakout sessions for housing, education, employment, financial inclusion and health. Register for the link to the Zoom meeting.

2020 Nominations Open for Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Nominate an Iowa Latino for the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame, a youth for the Iowa Latinx Youth Leadership Award, a non-Latino or Latino Iowan for the Robert D. Ray Award for Equity and Justice or an LGBTQ person of color for the Iowa LGBTQIA Leadership Award. Nomination forms are available at humanrights.iowa.gov.

Impact Community Action Partnership — GRASP Program

The GRASP program is available for families to receive 50-70% off recreational activities through Des Moines Parks and Recreation. Find information here, including eligibility and documentation requirements.

7-Day DSM Local Challenge

Shop local the week of now through Wednesday, July 1. By participating in the 7-Day DSM Local Challenge, you are committing to supporting locally owned businesses by completing the online form. Pledge your support and encourage friends and family to support local businesses, too, while practicing social distancing.

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 webinars at DSMpartnership.com/events.

Don’t forget to check out opportunities for open pools/aquatic centers and fireworks on desmoinesparent.com. Download the free Des Moines Parent app for more updates. You can also find information about the newly released Des Moines Sports Activity Book provided by Pro Iowa. 

Listen to the full podcast by clicking here.

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