The Exchange 02.11.22: The Future of the Iowa Caucuses; Former Eagle Don Felder Teams Up with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra; Entrepalooza Returns to Siouxland; Finding "Untapped Talent"; Campaign School Online
This week on The Exchange
In the 12th year of the annual Entrepalooza event in Siouxland, we talk with a student organizer about the event that gives would be business owners the chance to pitch their business ideas and get some support to develop them. We talk with Briar Cliff Student Entrepalooza organizer Jonas Rienke about the events coming up next week, including the competitive Swimming with the Sharks, and Love a Local, which supports local businesses.
Also, how businesses can find much needed employees and give people with criminal records the opportunity to make a new start. We talk with Jeffrey Korzenik, author of the new book, Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community.
The League of Women Voters of Nebraska is reaching out to work with communities of color and all interested people to give them tips on how run for office. This weekend they are holding the second of two online Campaign School. I talk with Dianne Bystrom of the Nebraska League of Women Voters.
We talk with Iowa State University Political Science Professor Steffen Schmidt about the likelihood that Iowa will hold to its first in the nation presidential caucuses in 2024.
And we talk with Ann Holmes of Siouxland Habitat for Humanity about the upcoming window of opportunity for Siouxlanders to apply for a new home.
Siouxland Public Media preview’s this weekend’s event with Don Felder, former member of the Eagles.