Our Mission

"To fight intergenerational poverty in the urban core of Des Moines in uniquely new ways, bringing together public, private, and nonprofit (including faith-based) organizations."



Our Vision

“…we are grounded in collaboration that embraces public, private, and nonprofit entities with intentional focus to meet the needs of the urban core in the Greater Des Moines Community to establish a city without poverty.”




Contacts

Marvin DeJear


Evelyn K. Davis Center
mdejear@evelynkdaviscenter.org
515-867-1525

Chris Gunnare


Lutheran Church of Hope
chris.gunnare@hopewdm.org
515-491-1653

Rob Best


Principal
best.rob@principal.com
515-865-1783