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As derecho and COVID 19 impacts all, certain demographics felt the challenges deeper than most. Looking for resources from food, water, ice, and more how do we better our system for at-risk populations. What does the future look like as impact of increased energy bills from loss of tree canopy to socio-economic challenges? What do we need to do to help suspend these long term issues?
Panelists include: Shalla Ashworth, Salvation Army of Cedar Rapids; Ashley Craft, Green Iowa AmeriCorps; Christine Taylor, LiHEAP bureau chief, Iowa Department of Human Rights; Kevin Nordmeyer, BNIM. Moderator: Erin Jordan, The Gazette.
This session was part of the 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference presented by ITC and held Oct. 15-16, 2020. This session originally occurred at 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2020. The Diversity & Inclusion Track is sponsored by Inclusive ICR. The two-day conference hosted by The Gazette brings together policy makers, experts and community members passionate about the state's future. For more replays, visit