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Office of Latino Affairs Community Announcements


Community Announcements

The Office of Latino Affairs provides this compilation of information, announcements and resources that impact the Latino. It is intended to disseminate information to service providers and other stakeholders that serve and work with Iowans of Latino heritage. Resources listed in this page are not an endorsement of the organization or business. 


COMMUNITY RESOURCESCONFERENCES/TRAININGSEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

ENNERGY ASSISTANCE

EVENTS

IMMIGRATION

INTERPRETATION &

TRANSLATION SERVICES

LATINX MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERSSCHOLARSHIPS & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES 

The REAL ID Information

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The Real ID-Spanish Version

Conmigo is hiring

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Area/CityResources/Services

STATEWIDE

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State of Iowa Bid Opportunities

Click here  to register to receive notification of bid postings and to respond to online bids.

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 Disability Rights

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Judicial Mental Health Advocates

Judicial Advocates

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CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CAP)

A Guide on How to Navigate Managed Care in Iowa

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Open and Affirming Providers of Iowa

Monthly meetings for providers working with the LGBT community in Iowa.

For more information click here.

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Guide in Spanish from the  United States Government. Find information about the following topics and more:

  • Financial Assistance and Benefits
  • Citizenship, Immigration and Traveling
  • Education
  • Laws and Legal Issues
  • Health
  • Employment and Unemployment
  • Housing and Community

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UofI

Individual counseling services are available at WRAC (Women’s Resource & Action Center).

Counseling is provided by advanced doctoral students who are doing their practicum at WRAC as part of their PhD program in Counseling Psychology. Counseling services are confidential, and offered at no cost, to UI students, employees, and the public.

To request counseling services, please call 319-335-1486 or email wrac@uiowa.edu. You will be asked for some basic information, including how the counselor can contact you directly to set up your initial appointment.  All information you provide will be kept confidential. 

For information click here

Immigration LoansClick here to print the flyer

GOODWILL

Get help looking for work or advancing your career through:

  • Resume assistance
  • Job search skills training
  • Computer skills training
  • Access to computers, internet, faxes, and other office equipment
  • Application assistance
  • Dress for success seminars
  • Mock interviews
  • Hiring Events and Career Fairs
  • Positivity
  • Professional Development workshops
  • LinkedIn and Advanced LinkedIn

Open interviews Monday through Thursday; multiple employers every minute!

Stay informed, for more information contact Justin Bogers.

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Free Support for Children with Disabilities

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Evelyn K Davis Center

The Center is a partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater Des MoinesUnited Way of Central Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Along with a grocery store located in the same building complex, the partnership is providing solutions to three crucial needs identified by local residents: workforce training, employment opportunities and grocery and retail services.​

Services:

  • Education and Employment services including job search assistance, job interview preparation, short-term certificate training, creation of employment plans, career resume preparation assistance, job placement, job preparation, Adult Based Education classes (referral), digital literacy, basic literacy and career assessments.
  • Income and Work Supports​ such as benefits screening, income tax preparation and access to public benefits.
  • Financial Services/Asset Building including financial literacy, FASFA, credit repair programs, debt reduction plans and EITC.​

Evelyn K. Davis Center For Working Families

801 University Avenue, Unit 3 Des Moines, IA 50314
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Phone: 515-697-7700  info@evelynkdaviscenter.org

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DES MOINES- La Clinica de la Esperanza

La Clinica de la Esperanza (The Clinic of Hope) is comprised of a team of medical professionals that are dedicated to serving the community as a consistent medical home for the Spanish-speaking Latino immigrant families and for others in the community without health insurance.  

La Clínica de la Esperanza está compuesta por un equipo de profesionales médicos  dedicados a servir a la comunidad. Es un centro de servicios médicos consistentes para las familias inmigrantes latinas débala hispana y otros en la comunidad sin seguro médico.  

3200 Grand Avenue, 6th Floor Des Moines, Iowa 50309 
(515) 244-6162

Click here for more information in English and Spanish.

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Latino Forumcommunity announcements.

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Bridges to Success

  


COUNCIL BLUFFS
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Centro Latino of Council Bluffs is the premier bilingual and bicultural Hispanic/Latino center in Council Bluffs.  Some of their activities and services include:

Click here for events

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IOWA CITY

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A free legal advice clinic for all people. Click on the English or Spanish flier for more information

Consultations will be given with attorneys on a first come first served basis about issues such as:

Landlord/tenant

Immigration

Employment/Work Issues

Family Law

Personal Lawsuit

Estate Planning

Consumer Issues

MADISON, MARION & WARREN COUNTY

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Local resources for:

MUSCATINE

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The Diversity Service Center of Iowa provides educational outreach services to guide individuals, organizations and employers through the immigration process.  We also work to establish a community of support and a sense of security by advocating for minority and under-served senior citizens. 

Educational Outreach Program

  • Consultations on Immigration issues
  • Immigration case investigations
  • Provide and prepare all immigration forms
  • Give employer seminars, training and workshops on Immigrations documents and diversity.

QUAD CITIES

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SIOUX CITY

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WASHINGTON 

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SCHOLARSHIPS & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

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Iowa Department of Human Rights, Office of Latino Affairs

Click here for a list of educational resources for Latino Students and Parents/Guardians.

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Resources for Latin@ Students/Recursos para estudiantes Latin@

To help Latin@ students in Iowa overcome barriers to postsecondary education, Iowa College Aid has compiled the following resources to assist Latin@ families as they plan, prepare and pay for college.

Para poder asistir a los estudiantes Latin@ en el estado de Iowa superar las barreras a la educación postsecundaria, Iowa College Aid ha compilado los siguientes recursos para ayudar a las familias a medida que planifican, preparan y pagan para  la universidad

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CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

Tenth Anniversary of the Postville, Iowa Immigration Raid at Agriprocessors

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Homeless Conference

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EVENTS 

LPN Gala

LPN Gala

HIV Conference

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

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CAREERS

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CAREERS

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ISUEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Kids Club Director

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CENTRAL IOWA

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Education Center Associate and Trainer

Conmigo

Asistentes de Maestras/Teacher Assistants

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Employment opportunities

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Mercy Hospital

CAREERS

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CAREERS

Iowa Latino Community Center 

Executive Director Position

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Legal Assistant Position

Please pass the love

Americorp position for summer 2018-summer 2019.  We strongly recommend persons from all intersections of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation to apply

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CAREERS

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LGS Staffing

Positions in  Urbandale: material handlers, forklift drivers, general maintenance with pay rates ranging from $16.50 and up. Candidates who are interested can reach out by calling (515)218-8829 or email at lisa.meinhart@lgsstaffing for an orientation.

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Paid Aide in Training, CNA

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Employment Opportunities

DUBUQUE

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Employment Opportunities

IOWA CITY
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Employment Opportunities

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