GEAR UP Iowa Students More Likely to Enroll in College

An increase in college enrollment rates and a substantial reduction in the enrollment gap for low-income schools were the central findings of an analysis of the impact on Eastern Iowa schools taking part in GEAR UP Iowa from 2008 to 2014, according to a study to be released today.  To view the entire press release, click here.

USGBC IOWA Partners With CYC To Create Better Health Outcomes

Des Moines, IA (October 16, 2017) – Community Youth Concepts (CYC) and the Iowa Market Leadership Advisory Board for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the completion of the state’s first ADVANCE project. The goal of the ADVANCE program is to enhance equity in sustainability; the program is designed to meet organizations and communities wherever they are on the path to sustainability and assist them along that path.  One of the first projects to come from this partnership is the installation of solar panels at CYC’s facility.  To view the entire press release, click here.