Dubuque Spotlight of the Week: Inclusive Dubuque

Q: What is Inclusive Dubuque?
A: Inclusive Dubuque is “a peer-learning network of partners committed to creating an informed, equitable and inclusive community where all people are respected, valued and engaged.” It is a group of individuals that includes leaders from business, nonprofits, education, government, philanthropy and the faith community.

Q: What is the purpose of a community conversation?
A: They are “meant to provide a safe space for residents to discuss creating a community where everyone is respected, valued and treated fairly.” This coming conversation will be the third in a series hosted by Inclusive Dubuque which has focused on the wellbeing of youth in the Dubuque community, and encouraging community members to get to know their neighbors.

Q: When is the next conversation?
A: Tuesday, March 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Steeple Square on 1584 White Street in Dubuque. Snacks will be provided.

Q: What are some of the topics/issues that Inclusive Dubuque tackles?
A: Interfaith, racial, economic and gender, equity, social justice, policy action, etc.

Q: How can you find out more about Inclusive Dubuque and how to get involved?
A: Loras senior Jasmine Sronkoski is a current intern for Inclusive Dubuque, so contact her or go to http://inclusivedbq.org/contact-us/ to find out more by contacting the founders.

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