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New Iowa City Office!

We have a new Iowa City office space! Our new address is: Suite 18, Eastdale Plaza 1700 S. 1st Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa 52240


July 14, 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

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

Where are we at?


October 11, 2016 0

November 2015 Newsletter

Check out our November 2015 newsletter!  http://eepurl.com/bEpvVH


November 4, 2015 0

Monsoon is hiring!

Statewide Chatline Coordinator (Des Moines-based):  Inspired by bell hooks’ “From Margin to Center,” Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa decided to take the main role in running a new program of chat services for victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Iowa.    It’s a revolutionary move that expresses the sentiment of “From Margin to…
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August 4, 2015 0

API & African Youth Summit 2015

It’s that time again!  Monsoon is hosting the 2015 API and African Youth Summit.  The summit will be held on May 8th, Friday from 8:30am to 1:30pm at Grand View University. The year’s theme this year is “Healing Ourselves, Healing Our Community.”  We are excited to have Roopa Singh of SAAPYA​ (South Asian American Perspectives on Yoga…
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April 23, 2015 0
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