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. Check out the team video to learn more!
Pursuit of Innovation (Pi515)– Develop an easy-to-use communications toolkit to facilitate storytelling and sharing successes with various audiences and stakeholders. Learn More!
Anawim Housing – Continue momentum gained by the Full Circle program, which helps recently homeless individuals to succeed in a permanent living situation. Check out the team video to learn more!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa – Re-imagined the recruitment and on-boarding of adults to serve as Bigs, to capture their early excitement of serving in this role and make the process of becoming a Big more seamless and fulfilling. Check out the team video to learn more!
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. Learn More!
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