IIC Interpreters: Using Language to Build Trust and Homes

“Everyone should have to attend classes like these!” said Rachael, an Iowa International Center interpreter, after finishing interpreting for a financial literacy class at Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity. One of the benefits of being involved in the class is that interpreters share in the excitement about what they learn. And now she wants other Read more about IIC Interpreters: Using Language to Build Trust and Homes[…]

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Our CCP International Visitors From Belarus Are Here

Ten special education professionals from Belarus will visit Des Moines, Iowa from April 11 through May 2, 2018. As part of the Community Connections Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the goal of this experience is to strengthen their professional development around special education. By seeing different educational Read more about Our CCP International Visitors From Belarus Are Here[…]

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Iowa International Center Seeks AmeriCorps VISTA

Are you interested in helping refugees and immigrants get out of poverty? If yes, please consider applying to be our AmeriCorps VISTA member with the Iowa International Center. We need a program coordinator for our English Language Learning (ELL) program. Currently, we serve about 75 adult students annually from a variety of backgrounds, including Somalia, Read more about Iowa International Center Seeks AmeriCorps VISTA[…]

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#IAmDiplomacy

  By Janet Norton, International Visitor Programs Manager, Iowa International Center February 2016 – The Iowa International Center is one of 92 organizations nationally that welcome emerging global leaders as part of the IVLP (International Visitor Leadership Program). Last year, we were honored to be able to show 165 professionals representing more than 79 countries Read more about #IAmDiplomacy[…]

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