Thank you for a great 2017!
A lot happened over the year at the Iowa International Center. We had a change in leadership. We moved offices. And we now move forward with a renewed sense of purpose and direction. Take a look at what we’ve done as we look forward to a new year of change and progress.
Events and Programs that shaped 2017
We brought international topics and discussions from 12 different speakers and voices to Des Moines through our seven-part Dialogue Series
Our network of 150 interpreters had a busy year with 97 translation projects and 2,227 interpretation appointments
International Visitor Programs
Our IVLP program is officially “over the hill” as we celebrated the program’s 40th anniversary with a volunteer appreciation open house
Passport to Prosperity
A big congratulations to our 2017 honorees! Those 5 individuals were celebrated for their economic, social and cultural contributions to Iowa
By the Numbers
25 countries represented in various IIC programs
37 countries represented by our 15 Passport to Prosperity honorees since 2002
60 interpreters from around the world providing translations in 60 languages
100 participants in our ELL classes
132 international visitors from 60 different countries and territories
2000 volunteer hours donated by passionate supporters like you!