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IOWA IDEAS 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT
OCTOBER 15-16 - FREE ACCESS
Iowa Ideas
Iowa Ideas

To provide a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience

designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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CONFERENCE RECAP

‘Common sense’ bond key to preventing violence

In the first nine months of this year, Cedar Rapids saw more incidents of gun violence than it has in any full year since pol...

Social media has made the Black Lives Matter movement undeniable, Iowa Ideas panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Technology has made it so the plight of Black Americans no longer can be ignored....

Time to act on disparities in Iowa's criminal justice system, Iowa Idea's panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Awareness of racial disparities and inequities in Iowa's criminal justice system is growing but change is slow...

Iowa’s LGBTQ policies offer protection, but there’s still work to be done

When Kwynton DeLarm came out as a transgender man on Facebook in 2016, he prepared himself for a backlash. ...

Art meets agriculture in program that invites artists to live on Iowa farms

How do you get people without a connection to agriculture to pay attention to issues affecting farmers and rural America?...

Iowa's digital divide is undeniable thanks to coronavirus

DES MOINES - While Iowans aren't exactly zooming through the coronavirus pandemic, there's no question technology has been th...

Iowa members struggle with United Methodist Church ban on LGBTQ clergy, same-sex marriage

As a gay pastor in the United Methodist Church, the Rev. Anna Blaedel was devastated when church leaders voted to strengthen ...

Here’s how Iowa can commit to affordable homeownership

Iowans' Ideas: Guest columns featuring the views of different Iowans in each edition of Iowa Ideas magazine. ...

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