Iowa International Center

Welcoming the World to Iowa since 1939

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Emergency Interpretation Hotline

If you need interpretation during an emergency or housing situation,  please call 515-282-8269 Extension 5.

Iowa International Center’s mission is to connect individuals, communities, and organizations in Iowa and around the world with opportunities to remove language, cultural, and economic barriers.


Help create a welcoming and prosperous community

2024 Events

Join Iowa International Center (IIC) for events throughout the year that celebrate our global community.

Passport to Prosperity

A time to celebrate and recognize immigrants and refugees who make Iowa a better place through their contributions to our communities.

We welcome friends, donors and community leaders to join us October 3rd, 2024 for a variety of events such as trivia, webinar, and a formal dinner.

Ticketing information will soon be available.

Volunteer with Iowa International Center

Would you like to help with Passport to Prosperity? We have volunteer opportunities in: Volunteer Organization, Marketing, Activity Coordination, Set up, and Tear Down. 

IIC also has opportunities to engage with international visitors by hosting dinners, airport greeters, driving, and homestay hosts. 

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