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Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection to Host Public Policy Issue Forum on Justice Reform

October 12, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Oct. 12, 2021) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will host a Public Policy Issue Forum on the topic of Justice Reform on Tuesday, Oct. 19 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 Justice Reform will feature a panel discussion on the importance of untapped talent with returning citizens. Panelists will include:

  • Jerry Evans, 5th Judicial District Department of Corrections
  • Dennis Henderson, Broadlawns Medical Center
  • Amber Ramirez, Central Iowa Works
  • Kameron Middlebrooks, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Moderator

Registration for this event is free. The event will be held in a hybrid format with the in-person location being at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Ste. 100 in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). Masks will be required for in-person attendees unless seated to eat or drink during the event. The in-person capacity will be capped at 25 to ensure social distancing.

To register to attend in-person or receive a Zoom link to attend the event virtually, click here. The last Public Policy Forum event of 2021 will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 14 and will discuss inclusive economic development.

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.