Exhibition Community Support Advocates is celebrating 15 years of presenting the (MOMENTUM): Works of Growth & Recovery art exhibition. Our one night only exhibition attracts hundreds of visitors and art enthusiasts in the community. Whether you are receiving traditional services or not, we invite Iowa artists to submit their work to be considered for the exhibition. … [Read more...] about CALL TO ARTISTS: Exhibition & T-shirt Contest
"Community Support Advocates is proud to be selected to serve as a host site for the 2019 Campus Compact AmeriCorps summer program," says CEO Christina Smith. "We are currently recruiting for applicants to fill our summer Volunteer Program Development position through Americorp. This position is for 300 hours of service between either June and September or June and November, … [Read more...] about CSA Partners with Iowa Campus Compact to build Volunteer Program
Momentum Art Studio is a community of artists using art and the connections they share to build resiliency and to overcome barriers from mental health and disability. Community Support Advocates is pleased to share A Night with Momentum: Speakeasy Art Auction. Through this auction of art by Momentum artists, as well as other Iowa artists who support their work, we hope to … [Read more...] about Art Auction is LIVE!
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE! -or- VOLUNTEER AT THE SPEAKEASY … [Read more...] about A Night with Momentum Speakeasy Art Auction!
Community Support Advocates is pleased to announce they were one of 11 local charities to receive 48 hours of free technical support from a team of volunteers from some of Iowa's premier technology professionals. "DSMHack, held at the Des Moines Social Club this past weekend, was fun, energetic, and extremely beneficial," said Christina Smith, Community Support Advocate's CEO. … [Read more...] about CSA benefits from Des Moines Charity Hackathon
LEGISLATIVE DAY January 31st, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm Iowa State Capitol 1007 E Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 1st Floor Rotunda We will talk with Legislators about the many crucial issues that impact our members and families including the negative impact that Medicaid Managed Care has had on Iowans with disabilities. Legislators are listening! There are a number of … [Read more...] about Legislative Day January 31st, 2019!
Join us - REGISTER HERE! ONLY A FEW SPOTS REMAIN FOR THE JANUARY 8TH WORKSHOP, SO SIGN UP TO ATTEND NOW. Let Community Support Advocates help you articulate your story to influence change! This is the perfect opportunity to craft your story. Speak about your experience with a voice and message that motivates the listener. You will also have the … [Read more...] about Find your voice! Advocacy Workshop January 8th – limited number of spots left!
Join Community Support Advocates to get protected from the flu this year. We are hosting a Flu Shot Clinic at our Office on October 23rd, 2018 from 12-2pm. The Clinic is open the public and is located at the CSA office behind Merle Hay Mall. All insurances are accepted, please bring a copy of your insurance card. If you have no insurance, bring cash to cover a small fee. A … [Read more...] about CSA Hosts Flu Shot Clinic October 23rd!
On September 16, 2018, the Des Moines Register named Community Support Advocates a winner of the Iowa 2018 Top Workplaces Award, making CSA a winner of this award for the 7th year strait. The Register's list of top workplaces is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a … [Read more...] about CSA Named a Top Iowa Workplace for 7th Consecutive Year
On August 3, 2018, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg presented a Governor's Arts Award on behalf of Gov. Kim Reynolds to Community Support Advocates of Des Moines during the 2018 Iowa Arts Summit in Ankeny. Administered by the Iowa Arts Council, the award recognizes and honors organizations in Iowa that have had a significant impact on the vitality of the arts in Iowa. For 14 years, … [Read more...] about CSA Receives Governor’s Arts Award for Momentum