Iowa Asian Alliance Foundation
Address: 1501 50th St. Suite 200, Regency 1 Building, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Contact: Surasee Rodari
Purpose: To create awareness, to inform, educate, support, promote, and advocate on issues of vital interest to Asian Americans in the state and beyond.
Catholic Hispanic Ministries
Address: 601 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309
Contact: Fr. Kevin Cameron
Purpose: Both pastoral care and social services to the Latino/Hispanic populations in southwest Iowa.
Des Moines Latino Service Providers Coalition
Address: 1271 E.9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Contact: Darcy Tromnehauser
Purpose: To share information and social services; be involved with Hispanic issues and events; work together to provide services for Hispanics.
Iowa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Laura Castro de Cortes
Purpose: To promote the success of Iowa Hispanics business through education, advocacy, networking opportunities, and serving as a link to and for the Hispanic market.
Latino Leadership Project
Address: Student Life Center, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311
Phone: (515)272-4633 or 4010
Contact: Wayne Morrow
Purpose: To provide education and leadership programs that promote social change for Latino communities. Focus is on the youth leadership.
Latinas Unidas of Iowa, Inc.
Address: 4119-27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
Contact: Lena Robison
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Address:962-40th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Contact: Ila R. Plasencia
Purpose: Advocate for Latino Issues and concerns; sponsors of educational, cultural-ethnic, and political events and programs; to develop awareness about Latino/Hispanic ethnic heritage and issues.
Los Bailadores Mestizos
Address: 962-40th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Contact: Paula Plasencia
Purpose: To preserve the Latino culture in music and dance.
Midwest Educational Resources Development Fund, Inc.
Address:1240 E. 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Contact: Ila R. Plasencia
Purpose: To advocate for Latino/Hispanic issues and concerns.Assist with immigrations and naturalization application and forms. Interpret and translations service all documents in Spanish. Assist with tax forms.
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Address: 924 Polk Blvd., Des Moines, IA 50312
Contact: Deb Finkelstein
Purpose: Serving the conservative Jewish population in greater Des Moines.
Lubavitch of Iowa's Judaic Resource Center
Established: September 1992
Address: 943 Cummins Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50312
Contact: Rabbi Yossi Jacobson
Purpose: Judiac resource for all Iowans
Muslim Community Organization
Address: 1087-25th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311
Contact: Mohamad W. Khan or Arif Perrez
Purpose: To serve Muslims in the Des Moines Area. Keep in contact with the other religious organizations and network with interfaith groups.
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