Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
Iowa City Area Black Owned Businesses
In the Iowa City area we believe that cultural diversity enriches our community, builds economic vitality, and uplifts our community as a whole. Our area’s Black-owned businesses offer everything from sustainable self-care and spiritual goods to childcare and home improvement services. We encourage you to look at the list below and support our locally-owned Black businesses.
Resources on Race
The Johnson County Diversity and Inclusion Committee compiled a list of our top-ten recommended media about race —including books, documentaries, podcasts, articles, videos, and essays—to help employees seek out information, develop a more comprehensive view of the issues, and become better allies.
Project Better Together BIPOC and Immigrant Business Revolving Grant Application
The purpose of Project Better Together’s Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Immigrant Owned Revolving Business Grant is to provide short-term funding in the form of a grant to BIPOC and immigrant-owned private businesses in Johnson County, Iowa, who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and need help with both short-term needs and long-term recovery efforts to continue their business.
Inclusive ICR is proud to act as a resource to ICR employers looking for guidance on implementing diversity and inclusion (D&I) workforce initiatives including: Employee Resource Group (ERG) implementation, D&I advisory council development, and connecting staff with colleagues and resources in ICR.
State of the Community: Conversations Around Racial Justice
Holding Our Own BIPOC + Immigrant Business Grant Program
COVID-19 Related News & Events
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