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. […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
You want to know more about what is happening with Monsoon’s API Youth Program? Listen to our podcast! Let us know what you think? Also, if you know youth living in Iowa interested in joining us, give them our contact information!CONTINUE READING
thoughts 1: who am i? Diversity is the main contributor to our world. Without diversity, everyone appears the same. It might satisfy society’s demand of ‘everyone must be equal’, but all we need to do is to accept that everyone is different and that is okay. Many young adults and even children have a time […]CONTINUE READING
Blog 1: Ever heard of the phrase “Everything has a reason” ? Well it’s true. At birth, we are given a crown that we can’t take off. You and I both have our own duties to fulfill in our lifetime. Of course, there will be obstacles along the way. For example, oppression, jealousy, and prejudice […]CONTINUE READING
Check out our January 2014 Newsletter! http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/826061/5aae967b37/ARCHIVE If you would like to list an event or post an item, contact Lata D’Mello at email@example.com or Hieu Pham at firstname.lastname@example.org.CONTINUE READING
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