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Partnership to Host Immigration Reform Forum on Dec. 7

December 1, 2017

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership will host a Public Policy Issue Forum on the topic of immigration reform on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at The Partnership’s office at 700 Locust St., Suite 100, Des Moines.

Panelists will include Tom Ahart, Superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools, Bob Brownell, Polk County Supervisor, Lori Chesser, Immigration Attorney for Davis Brown Law Firm, Bob Riley, Chairman of Feed Energy Company and Marti Doyle, Professor of Social Sciences at Mercy College of Health Sciences. Panelists will speak on immigration reform and the impacts it could have on Greater Des Moines (DSM). 

This is the third of an ongoing series of Public Policy Issue Forum events. The Partnership is a nonpartisan organization. 

This event is in conjunction with iMarch, New American Economy’s national day of action. iMarch will bring together business, faith, tech, agriculture, media, entertainment and many more leaders to share and hear stories from all 50 states that highlight the need for immigration reform. As part of iMarch, a “Thunderclap,” or synchronized social media messaging effort, will take place. Learn more at imarch.com.

Register for the Dec. 7 event here.

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 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 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.