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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

Summer School of Youth Activism 2017

We are hosting the 2017 Summer School of Youth Activism – our 4th year! When?  June 27th to June 30th, 2017 Where? Networking Project, 855 42nd Street, Des Moines, Iowa This is a YOUTH only event. Learn about activism and community organizing with AF3IRM, a transnational feminist organization, and Monsoon’s violence prevention team! Youth will learn…
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June 11, 2017 0

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October 11, 2016 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

August 2014 Newsletter!

Monument Quilt unravelled Join us on August 14 at Western Gateway Park, downtown Des Moines, on Thursday, August 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. to witness and interact with a historic display of The Monument Quilt, an ongoing collection of stories of survivors of sexual abuse. The event is free and open to the public.…
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August 7, 2014 0

May 2014 Newsletter

Calling out to all  youths… …it’s that time of the year again. The 2014 Asian Pacific Islander and African Youth Summit will be held Friday, May 16 at Grandview University in Des Moines. The all-day conference is a highlight of Monsoon’s youth Violence Prevention Program, which began in 2008 in an effort to inspire youths…
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May 4, 2014 0

April 2014 Newsletter!

What’s special about teal? Make teal your favorite shade for the next 30 days and tell everyone about it — it is the color for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April. Then start a dialogue about prevention of sexual violence in your community. Sexual violence is a threat to public health, human rights and social…
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April 4, 2014 0

February 2014 Newsletter!

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February 4, 2014 0
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