Impact

As of Monday, May 4th, 2020, there were 2,316 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the tri-state area. Counties include Woodbury and Plymouth, Iowa; Dakota, Nebraska; and Union, South Dakota. Composite data compiled by Source For Siouxland from Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Health Departments, Siouxland District Health Dept., and Dakota...

On March 12, 2020, Source For Siouxland joined the monthly Growing Community Connections meeting to announce a partnership between the two initiatives. Source For Siouxland will fill a much-needed data collection, analysis, and sharing role for the GCC collaborative, while GCC’s more than 400 partners will serve as focus...

In 2017, the Sioux City Schools brought shocking data to a Comprehensive Strategy (now Source For Siouxland) collaborative community meeting. Less than 17% of Sioux City children enter preschool with age-level skills, and just 44% were at or above literacy benchmarks when they entered kindergarten. Further, studies indicated there...

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”  Gloria Steinem was probably not dreaming about community planning when she made this statement, but her words are nonetheless applicable. Community planning starts with a vision – a dream...

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