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October 19, 2015 - CJJP Receives Comprehensive Statewide Juvenile Reentry Implementation Grant

August 11, 2015 - Iowa Youth to Serve on State Advisory Council

June 25, 2015 - Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees Announced

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Please join us for the API Commission meeting, Sept 10, 9:30 am to noon

Pond View Room, West Des Moines Public Library

4000 Mills Civic Parkway

For Kim Cheeks, none of this is “work” – it is who she is.   

The African American Museum of Iowa will honor Cheeks with its Trailblazer Award at the 2016 History Makers Gala on September 15 in Cedar Rapids.  For more information about the event visit read more

The Iowa Department of Human Rights, in partnership with the Iowa AmericCorps 4-H Outreach Program, has two open positions available for youth programs coordinator.  Click the links below to view job description.  

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The Iowa Department of Human Rights' Office on the Status of Women (Iowa Commission on the Status of Women) proudly accepted a 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of Commissions for Women in late July for its collaborative work during Pay Equity Week in 2016 with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the U.S. Department of Labor's... read more

Please join the Iowa Asian Alliance and the Office of Asian and Pacific Islander affairs for a viewing party for the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Presidential Town Hall in Las Vegas Nevada.

APIA Vote’s town hall will be the first- of-its-kind non-partisan town hall. It will be the largest convening of AAPI community leaders, advocates, professionals, journalists under one... read more