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January 2, 2020, 8:00 AM - August 26, 2020, 5:00 PM
Last day to file nomination papers for county ag extension.
Deadline is 5 p.m.
February 6, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Linn County will host a program for area employers with resources and information on fair chance hiring practices on Thursday, February 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. Registration is open now at www.cedarrapids.org/events/calendar.
Fair chance hiring is when a prospective candidate with a record (like arrest, probation, or incarceration) is not automatically disqualified from consideration for hiring. Fair chance policies consider a candidate’s qualifications first, without the stigma of an arrest or conviction record, ensuring prospective employees are not automatically disqualified during the selection process.
Linn County Supervisor Stacey Walker will provide opening remarks. The panel discussion will feature area employers currently using fair chance hiring practices and employing formerly incarcerated individuals. Resources for employers will also be shared.
Light snacks will be provided.
February 6, 2020, 8:30 AM @ Jean Oxley Public Service Center
Technical Review Committee Meeting is open to the public, but no public comments will be taken. This meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Jean Oxley Public Service Center, Informal Board Room, lower level, 935 2nd St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA.