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Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection to Host Public Policy Issue Forum on Community Placemaking

June 2, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Jun. 2, 2021) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will host a Public Policy Issue Forum on the topic of community placemaking on Tuesday, June 15 at Noon. The Public Policy Issue Forum Series is a bimonthly series being held throughout 2021 to explore issues impacting Greater Des Moines (DSM).

The Public Policy Issue Forum on Community Placemaking will feature a panel discussion on the public-private partnership approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces throughout the State of Iowa.

Panelists will include:

  • Sally Dix, Executive Director, Bravo Greater Des Moines
  • Tom Hadden, City Manager, City of West Des Moines
  • Rachael Kinnick, President and CEO, Grinnell Chamber of Commerce
  • Bethany Wilcoxon, Senior Advisor, McClure Engineering Company, Moderator

Registration for this event is free. Interested parties must confirm their attendance online to receive the livestream link.

Future forums will take place every other month on the third Tuesday of the month (with the exception of December), including: Aug. 17, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14. Topic and speaker information for future forums will be announced closer to the date of each forum. Stay up to date on the latest forum event announcements by visiting The Partnership’s website.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.