The primary objective of the class projects is to provide class members with opportunities to develop meaningful leadership skills in real-world settings, while benefiting local non-profit organizations and ultimately preparing class members to effectively lead change in Greater Des Moines.
2020 Project Partners and Goals
Children’s Garden – Enhance the cooperative structure to ensure the non-profit childcare center can offer affordable, quality care for children in central Iowa.
Pursuit of Innovation – Develop an easy-to-use communications toolkit to facilitate storytelling and sharing successes with various audiences and stakeholders.
Anawim Housing – Continue momentum gained by the Full Circle program, which helps recently homeless individuals to succeed in a permanent living situation.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa – Decrease the number of Littles waiting for a mentor match by increasing capacity to support more successful matches.
Youth Homes of Mid-America – Create formal strategy for staff retention and development to ensure passionate, talented employees are supported in their service to youth and families.
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