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DSM USA Weekly - May 1, 2020

DSM USA Weekly - May 1, 2020

May 1, 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 tips on how to keep our region healthy. Read what’s new as of Friday, May 1, 2020:

Small Business Processes During COVID-19

Read a recent blog post on how to build an effective sales process during a crisis by Andy Snook, president of Fastpath.

Our Fair Share

Find information to educate and guide minority small business owners, nonprofits, independent contractors and more at ourfairshare.com.

Undesign the Redline Tour

The Undesign the Redline Tour is going virtual. See a presentation by the Polk County Housing Trust Fund from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  on Wednesday, May 13. Learn the history of Redlining and the impact of structural racism in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Other upcoming webinars are listed here.

Des Moines Parent Tips + Tricks

Erin Huiatt offers virtual and social distancing activities for DSM families on Des Moines Parent through the website or a free app. See ideas for virtual playdate ideas and schedule your own this week.

Happening in May

·       Asian-American Heritage Month

·       Cinco de Mayo

·       Nurse Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 6

·       Teacher Appreciation Week beginning Monday, May 4


Other news and updates include information on the tax referral information available in our COVID-19 Hub, as well as inclusion strategies and upcoming events and a new virtual hub that matches colleges and companies to students for scholarship and learning opportunities: Tallo.

Listen to the full podcast: DSM USA Weekly — May 1, 2020

The DSM 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.