Learning Opportunities

Windows on Waterloo

Windows on Waterloo is a monthly webinar series designed to highlight organizations in our community and the incredible work they do. 

Upcoming Presentations

Housing in Waterloo

May 1 at 11 a.m.

Join us to learn more from local housing experts Ali Parrish and LeKeisha Veasley about housing trends, issues, and initiatives in our community.

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Past Presentations

Dr. Jared Smith – New High School

Waterloo Schools Superintendent Dr. Jared Smith shared about the vision and plans for the proposed new high school in Waterloo.

Immigrant & Refugee Services

This joint presentation from three local organizations (RIYO, World Grace Project, and LSI) provides insights to the needs, resources, and trends within Waterloo’s growing newcomer community.

Charles Pearson

Local historian Charles Pearson presented about the importance of preserving local history and plans he has to develop historical resources in Waterloo.

Mayor Hart

Mayor Quentin Hart shared an update on Waterloo’s 2030 Vision and Strategic Plan.

Try Pie

Try Pie Co-Directors Sarah Helleso and Megan Tensen joined us to share about how they utilize a social enterprise model to employ and empower teen girls in the community.

Waterloo Community Playhouse/ Black Hawk Children’s Theatre

Executive Director Anita Ross and Associate Artistic Director, Alan Malone, joined us to share about the importance of community theater and what they are excited about in the next season of the Waterloo Community Playhouse!

Friends of the Family

Friends of the Family provides assistance that help individuals overcome barriers to maintaining stable housing. They presented information about the state of homelessness in Waterloo and the housing assistance programs they provide.

You can view even more Windows on Waterloo presentations here!

Upcoming Events


Estate Planning Nuggets with Martin Shenkman

Wednesday, May 8, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Join us to learn tips, ideas, and current developments in estate planning topics from nationally recognized author, speaker, and estate planning attorney, Martin Shenkman. This is a free event and open to all!

(Friendship Village Event Center – 600 Park Lane, Waterloo)

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