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Open House! May 24th!
new spaces. new beginnings. new stories to tell.
4952 & 4934 franklin avenue,
des moines, iowa 50310
Check out the new Bayanihan Asian Pacific Islanders & African
Community Resource Center!
We moved and we would like you to check out our new spaces
and get to know our staff, volunteers, and our programs.
For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us at 515.288.0881
See you on the 24th!
April 2013 is Sexual Assault Awareness MonthSexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa has many events planned for SAAM in Des Moines and Iowa City. Please join us for our events!
Des Moines Event
Saturday, April 20
Monsoon Bayanihan Community Center
515 28th Street, Des Moines, IA
Join us for a screening of the documentary “Sexy Inc.” and conversations about healthy sexuality and preventing sexual abuse.
Iowa City Events
Social Justice Talk—“Women in Media”
Wednesday, April 24
Asian Pacific American Cultural Center
223 Lucon Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246
Sole Survivor/Clothesline Project
Thursday, April 25
Monsoon will collaborate with RVAP to hold a visual display for SAAM at the University of Iowa Pentacrest during the day.
Boxes and Walls
Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24
6-10pm Both nights
Basement of Burge Residence Hall
301 N. Clinton Street, University of Iowa
Monsoon will collaborate with the Association of Residence Halls to hold the annual Boxes and Walls event. The theme this year will be Sexual Violence within Various Communities. There will be an informational section, an activity, and a presentation.
Fundraiser @ Fermosa
Starting April 1
Every Monday through the end of April, Formosa will donate 10% of their proceeds to Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa from anyone who brings in the fundraiser flyer or mentions Monsoon. Monsoon’s Iowa City office will hold a community dinner at Formosa on Monday, April 22 starting at 5pm.
221 E. College St. Iowa City, IA 52240
support us by attending some or all of our upcoming events
We have several activities this month of January! Check out our calendar and help us promote them!
Starting January 9th, 2013, Wednesday, we will be open from 1pm to 5pm for the youth to chill at our resource center.
On January 12, Saturday from 10am to 12pm join us at our Monthly Tea Talk with Naomi Sea Young!
Starting January 25th from 6pm to 9pm we are hosting an Open Mic! Share your talent with us! You have a poem, come and share... You can sing, play the guitar - show if off to a welcoming space! Please join us!
And finally, we are hosting the 'what the pho?!' youth podcast that we will soon upload in our website... Listen to what our youth are up to...
Join us in welcoming 2013 by supporting a community-based program!
Shared Space and Shared Food.
We will provide the tea/chai/kopi & space for a talk/discourse about different topics.
We will meet every 2nd Saturday of the month 10am—12pm and our very first one will be on December 8th, 2012. We will talk about inter-racial/inter-ethnic relationships and does it still matter? The talk will be facilitated by Naomi Sea-Young.
Please join us!
515 28th Street Suite 106
Bayanihan Asian Community Resource Center
FOR MORE INFO & RSVP: EMAIL CONTACT@MUAWI.ORG
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Join other API women in speaking up about relationships, love, pleasure, sex culture, our bodies, and sexuality! We'll have speakers and activities from The Tool Box and Student Health to name a few as well as a collective zine!
INFO MEETING: Oct. 23 5:00-6:30 PM @ WRAC, 130 N. Madison Street, Iowa City, IA.
Asian Women and Violence in Iowa|
Iowa Attorney General's Crimes Victims Assistance Division FY 2010 Statistics:
- 259 Asian women were served by domestic violence and sexual assault providers across Iowa.
- API women are least likely to report physical victimization.
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