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NEWS RELEASE:                                        
August 3, 2017

Kristen Corey
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The Iowa Department of Human Rights' Office on the Status of Women and the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women would like to take this time to recognize and honor those we have lost over the last several months. We would like to pay tribute to the legacy these women have left behind and all of the work those they have influenced will continue to do for Iowans.

Iowa Women's Hall of Fame... read more

The 2017 Iowa Women's Hall of Fame ceremony has been relocated to the following location:

Staplin Performing Arts Center (auditorium)
Valley High School
3650 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

The ceremony will still... read more

An Asian and Pacific Islander Perspective on Voter ID

Last week you may have read in the March 30th, 2017 'Let's Talk Human Rights!' blog piece from Iowa Secretary of State Paul D. Pate (SOS). In the article, Secretary Pate references his goal to modernize Iowa's election system. In addition to technological updates such as increased use of electronic poll books, SOS proposed changes include... read more

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