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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…

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8 Cool Races to run this spring and summer in the Quad Cities

With the weather finally seeming to act its season lately and all the surprise winter storms gone for good, Quad Citizens can begin to break out their shorts and tank tops and prepare for upcomingContinue reading…

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Latina Entrepreneur, Mother of Two, Succeeds Against All Odds

Hardships either break people or make them. Since early age Sonia Villalpando has had more than her share of hardships to deal with. Despite the difficulties, she never let them keep her down.  Villalpando, 27-year-oldContinue reading…

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The Documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans will be presented in West Liberty

Two West Liberty organizations will present the documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans on Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Strand Theatre, 111 E 3rd Street in West Liberty, IA. A panelContinue reading…

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Maize Retreat, opportunity to celebrate Latino and Indigenous culture

The Maize Retreat provides youth the opportunity to explore the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program and Iowa State University. Youth participants from across Iowa will gather to experience 4-H Healthy Living, STEM, Citizenship, Leadership, andContinue reading…

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Conozca sus Derechos como Inmigrante – Talleres Informativos por todo Iowa y Quad Cities

5 de Marzo, Ottuma, IA FirstLutheranChurch 126 N Jefferson StreetOttumwa, Iowa Corner of Jefferson St / 4th St 12:30 PM Organizadores: Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors Oficina de Asuntos Latinos de Iowa 5 de Marzo,Continue reading…

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The State of Iowa Joins The National Movement “A Day Without Immigrants”

Immigrants and allies in the State of Iowa declare themselves on strike and rally to create awareness about anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation engulfing our nation and state. The movement is calling on the entire communityContinue reading…

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Columbus Junction Girls Basketball Varsity Team rises above Racist insults

The Columbus Junction Varsity girls basketball team traveled to Mediapolis for a game last Tuesday night. After the game the team found derogatory comments, racial in nature, written on a whiteboard in the Mediapolis lockerContinue reading…

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American Friends Service Committee Issues Press Release

Press Statement Press contact: Erica Johnson, AFSC Iowa Director (515)209-2733, ejohnson@afsc.org This week, President Donald Trump announced sweeping executive actions that would expand the border wall, cut federal funding to sanctuary cities and increase theContinue reading…

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Saint Ambrose University is host to the first LULAC Collegiate Council in Iowa

By Dawn Neuses DAVENPORT, Iowa — A diverse group of students have created a community at St. Ambrose University, a place where they can excel and share their culture as members of the first LULACContinue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…