This swatch of land near downtown Des Moines is, perhaps, one of the most culturally diverse sections of the city yet it boosts some of the highest educational success stories in the Metro. Meet Carol Bodensteiner the Board President for the Oakridge Neighborhood and learn more about this fascinating section of Des Moines and the program: Jazz, Jewels & Jeans. Success comes from commitment.
She started out as a 15 hour a week intern working remotely from Iowa City. Today Kaylee Williams runs Volunteer Local an online method for small to large non-profits to manage their volunteer base. Here she is with Mike Colwell from the Business Innovation Zone of Iowa. Good stuff!
The Latino Forum of the Urban Core of the Capital Crossroads effort today signed an organizing document to oversee the governance of an Iowa Latino Community Center. Alejandro Orozco, a board member, visited with us on our News-Maker Line:
This is Insight on Business the News Hour for Friday, November 08, 2013. My name is Michael Libbie and it’s my pleasure to be with you this hour bringing you the business news of the day, the stock market report the numbers from agriculture and some conversation with our two guests. We take out the news and bring you the interviews.