The Community Reinvestment Act helps ensure that banks make credit available to their entire community, including working class communities like this one in northeast Cedar Rapids. PHOTO DAVE DEWITTE
By Dave DeWitte
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By Joe Coffey | The Fifth Estate
One of the best and worst things about the internet is that you can’t control it. For local media organizations, this lack of control is annoying.
What happens when the average person pokes around to learn mo... Read More
With stock markets at record highs and unemployment near record lows, it seems odd that the business community is entering the new decade with such economic anxiety. That is exactly where we find ourselves, however, wit... Read More
A crew works on the new building that will house Collins Community Credit Union headquarters at 1005 Blairs Ferry Road NE, Cedar Rapids, when it opens later this year. PHOTO DAVE DEWITTE
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Jeff Disterhoft talks leadership and privilege with Diversity Straight Up hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington during a recent recording session at CBJ Studios. PHOTO ADAM MOORE
In the latest episode of the CBJ podcast, ... Read More
An old adage says the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today.
This adage can also be used when it comes to regionalism. The best time to merge parochial economic development organizatio... Read More
A group of Prairie Hill residents takes time out of their Saturday morning activities for a group photo showing some of the buildings on the site. Prairie Hill members own their homes and share governance of the community, along with many reso... Read More
Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, this is the latest edition of the CBJ’s new podcast feature with Nate Kaeding and notable Iowa business and cultural leaders, available first to CBJ members. Listen to this episode below, and subscribe on Read More