Survey, meetings: Help shape region’s future

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What are your ideas for the future of Greater Des Moines? You are invited to share your vision and help shape the five-year regional vision plan, Capital Crossroads 2.0.

Town Halls

The public is invited to two Town Hall meetings being held to solicit ideas for the future.

4:30 – 6 p.m. Monday, July 11
Des Moines Central Library, 1000 Grand Ave., Des Moines
Optional RSVP:

4:30 – 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 30
Des Moines Central Library, 1000 Grand Ave., Des Moines


You are invited to complete the following survey to help identify the region’s challenges and opportunities. 


The Capital Crossroads 2.0 Vision Plan will address opportunities in the following Capitals:

  • Capital Core (continued Downtown revitalization)
  • Business Capital (economic development and employment creation)
  • Cultivation Corridor (ag/bioscience economic sector)
  • Human Capital (education)
  • Wellness Capital (health and wellness)
  • Social Capital (leadership)
  • Cultural Capital (arts and culture)
  • Physical Capital (infrastructure)
  • Governance Capital (collaboration)
  • Natural Capital (natural resources)

Capital Crossroads is a partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Des Moines Area Metro Planning Organization, the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Prairie Meadows and United Way of Central Iowa.

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