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Monsoon’s 2017 Reflections and 2018 Plans!

  Monsoon staff and board wish you all a wonderful, productive, safe and social-justice-inspired 2018. We thank you for supporting our work in 2017! Check out our 2017 Reflections and Plans for 2018. Check out our video, see below: Monsoon 2017 Reflections and Plans for 2018


December 28, 2017 0

Karen Day

By: Olivia Samples Earlier this month, our advocates Soe Moe and Delphi traveled to be a part of Karen day. Karen day was organized by the Karen community at the suggestion that if they demonstrated in Washington, D.C. with 10,000 Karen people they might be able to make a change. Soe Moe estimates that more…
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November 20, 2017 0

A new resource available: Organizations in Asia and the Pacific serving Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Monsoon’s Campus compiled a list of organizations located in Asia and the Pacific serving survivors/victims of gender-based violence. This project is rooted in the needs of international students who are victims/survivors of gender-based violence.  Based on our campus work, many international students eventually go back to their countries of origin.  Monsoon believes it is necessary…
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November 20, 2017 0

Check out our Violence Prevention Program Blog!

Check out our Violence Prevention Program run by our youth interns! http://monsoonvpp.weebly.com/ http://monsoonvpp.weebly.com/gallery.html


June 16, 2017 0

June 1st to June 10th, 2017: a weekly update

Last week, Monsoon’s staff presented at the National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, Texas.  Seth Backham and Itzel Padron-Zuniga, our youth coordinators, presented on “Experiences Developing Community-Based Violence Prevention Programs for Youth of Color.”  Mira Yusef, Hieu Pham, and Keeli Bao presented on Monsoon’s work on Campus – “Culturally-Specific Programs on Campus: Working with Asian…
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June 11, 2017 0

Where are we at?


October 11, 2016 0

Very busy month for the Youth Council!

Check out the API Youth Council November 2014 podcast. (https://soundcloud.com/monsooniowa/november-2014-api-youth-podcast-interview-with-pocqat) Our Youth Council were busy working on the November 2014 podcast and also the November edition and very first edition of the NO NAME ‘zine!  


November 2, 2014 0

October 2014 Newsletter!

Monsoon Open House for DVAM October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and in honor of the month, Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa invites members of the public to a reception at its extended office at 4950 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50310. Join Monsoon staff and interns on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from…
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October 3, 2014 0
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