Urban Dreams is opening an office in Cedar Rapids

We are excited to announce that we open an Urban Dreams in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

CEDAR RAPIDS — With living wages and better career opportunities, parents wouldn’t need to come home from work stressed about how to make ends meet, Cedar Rapids native Izaah Knox hopes.

The city’s residents wouldn’t need to worry about insurance coverage and could take vacations, and ultimately enjoy what is life as usual for some.

As it stands, Knox told the City Council on Tuesday that Iowa’s second-largest city is a great place for so many individuals, but not for all as inequities persist in the workforce.

“We need to make it a great place for all,” Knox said. But the Washington High School graduate runs a not-for-profit organization in Des Moines that he expects could help fill opportunity gaps for underserved populations.

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