Iowa Ideas 2018
September 20 - 21 | Cedar Rapids

Iowa Ideas is a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

Created by The Gazette, Iowa Ideas consists of in-depth, solutions-focused journalism and events. Engaged citizens, community advocates and industry leaders are invited to join us.

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Dance marathons inspire connection off the dance floor, too

Since May 12 of last year, Carie Wisor-McElroy has seen a lot of dark nights.... READ MORE

Offering hope: Faith-based providers add to social services in an evolving climate

When Samantha Allsup moved to Cedar Rapids in late 2017, she had her 4-year-old son with her and little else.... READ MORE

Announcing: new tracks for Iowa Ideas 2018

We are looking forward to new opportunities, new challenges and new conversations in 2018. With this in mind, we are making a few adjustments to the o... READ MORE

The 'unfortunate bystanders' in homelessness are Iowa's children

IOWA CITY - To fully understand the situation, let's look at some numbers.... READ MORE

Building resiliency against adverse childhood experiences

In his seventh-grade English class, Jeremiah Zhorne showed his teacher an essay he'd written for homework. Maybe, he told her, he should start over. M... READ MORE

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