Beginning in 2021, IEDC will be identifying communities by request in the EDA Denver Region to receive economic recovery, resilience, and development support from expert technical assistance panels. These panels of 3-4 experts can visit your community to provide assistance with a wide range of economic development strategies and capacity building. Please submit your information through this form. IEDC will accept requests on a rolling basis.
The coronavirus pandemic and social justice movements which have characterized 2020 have brought the issue of food insecurity to the fore. Social distancing, shutdowns, rising food prices, and falling incomes have made access to healthy food even more difficult for the thousands of urban and rural communities throughout the United States that were already considered food insecure. What does food insecurity mean for local economies, and how can EDOs build food security in their communities?
On Oct 16 from 1:00 - 3:00 EST, IEDC will host a workshop in tandem with the 2020 Annual Conference focused on addressing "layered" disasters. Register for this free workshop today.
On Tuesday, September 15, JFF (formerly Jobs for the Future) teamed up with XPRIZE and New Profit to discuss working with workforce boards, American job centers, and the US workforce system. The conversation was the third installment in a series of webinars discussing the United States’ workforce systems. The discussion centered around Career One-Stop Centers and innovative workforce boards.