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January 2018

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Commission Conference Call

Commission Conference Call

Date & Time: 
01/03/2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Conference Call # 1-844-891-9182

Code ​969-212-9213

Meeting Agenda

If you have any questions please email Sonia.Reyes-Snyder@iowa.gov.

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Iowa Commission on the Status of Women meeting

Iowa Commission on the Status of Women meeting

Date & Time: 
01/11/2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Young Women's Resource Center
818 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Conference call number: 1-844-891-9182
Conference code: 233-539-3699

For accomodations, please contact Kristen Corey at 515-281-4470/800-558-4427 or women@iowa.gov at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Agenda will be posted 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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29th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

29th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Date & Time: 
01/15/2018 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

The Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of African-Americans will host its 29th annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 15, 2018. Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Gregg will provide welcoming remarks and read the proclamation designating January 15 as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and the period of January 14–20 as Martin Luther King Jr. Week.

Two people will be recognized for individual achievement:  1) Betty Andrews, president and CEO of Betty Andrews Media, and 2) Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register columnist.  The keynote speech will be delivered by Izaah Knox, Urban Dreams Executive Director.  The entertainment will be provided by Julius Brooks, Des Moines Community Jazz Hall of Fame saxophonist; and Emmett Phillips, poet, Hip Hop artist, and teaching artist. 

What:          Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

When:         Monday, January 15, 2018

Time:          10:45 AM

Where:       Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
                   909 Robert D. Ray Drive
                   Des Moines, IA 50309

The event is free and open to the public. For more information or special needs, please contact: Iowa Department of Human Rights, Office on the Status of African-Americans at (515) 281-3274 or (800) 351-4659 by Friday, January 12, 2018.

10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
Commission on Asian & Pacific Islanders Affairs (CAPI) Meeting

Commission on Asian & Pacific Islanders Affairs (CAPI) Meeting

Date & Time: 
01/20/2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

The Commission will meet on Saturday, January 20 at Metro Waste Authority, 300 E. Locust St., Ste. 100, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Conference Call Dial-in Access Provided: 866-685-1580
Conference code: 5152426171#

If you plan to attend, please contact Tina Shaw, Executive Officer for Office of Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs, 24 hours in advance for any accommodations.

Agenda: 2018 Strategic Planning

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Latino Day on the Hill

Latino Day on the Hill

Date & Time: 
01/25/2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
State of Iowa Capitol
1007 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs will hold its first Latino Day on the Hill. 


The purpose of this FREE event is to connect Latinos to Government, by modeling Civic Engagement activities hands on as they hear and interact with the Governor, legislators and non-profit organizations at the Capitol.

Attendees will include Governor Kim Reynolds, legislators and elected officials, Latino business, students, educators and community advocates. 

Agenda:

9:00 AM Breakfast sponsored by LULAC Iowa
Meet and Greet

9:30 AM Program Starts

Welcome Remarks from Governor Kim Reynolds

Remarks from:

Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs

Latino Political Network

LULAC Iowa

Dream Iowa

Iowa Legislators

Scholarship Information for Latino Students

We would like to thank our community partners:
Dream Iowa
LULAC Iowa
Latino Political Network

Please the button below to RSVP.

RSVP

If you have any questions please contact Sonia Reyes-Snyder at 515-481-4080 or Sonia.Reyes-Snyder@iowa.gov

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