Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center
2309 Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Tel: (515) 286-3928
EMBARC is a grass-roots nonprofit organization founded by and for refugees from Burma living in Iowa. Since 2011, EMBARC have been providing refugees the resources they need to successfully settle in their new home. Their mission to help refugees expand their world of possibilities through advocacy, education and community development.
Filipino American Association of Iowa
The Filipino-American Association of Iowa (FAAI) is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, non-political, and non-profit organization for the primary purposes of promoting awareness, knowledge and understanding of, and celebrating Philippine-Us culture and heritage, to serve as a supportive gathering network for Filipinos, Filipino-Americans and peoples of other ethnic.
Filipino American Association of Iowa-Illinois: Quad Cities
The Filipino-American Association of Iowa-Illinois: Quad Cities exists for the benefit of its members socially and for the preservation of the Filipino-American heritage.
Indo-American Association of Iowa
PO Box 283
Johnston, IA 50131
The Indo-American Association of Iowa started in October 1973. The main objective of this organization is to have social interaction among the families and to provide an opportunity for their young children to learn about their cultural background and give expression to their talents. The Indo-American Association of Iowa aims to unite all Iowans of Indian origin under one umbrella banner and promote India and our rich heritage.
Iowa Asian Alliance
3816 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50312
Tel: (515) 288-3188
Fax: (515) 288-3370
The Iowa Asian Alliance (IAA) is a professional nonprofit that represents and promotes the business, economic, and community development of the united Asian American community in Iowa. The four priorities for IAA are: business and economic development, leadership training, political participation, and community and cultural awareness.
Iowa Nepalese Association
1127 90th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Tel: (641) 814-6590
Fax: (970) 572-7569
Their mission is to build, preserve, promote, and foster the rich Nepalese cultural, traditional and historical heritage among the Nepalese and friends of Nepal in the State of Iowa thus strengthening the bond of friendship and cooperation.
Japan America Society of Iowa
PO Box 12093
Des Monies, IA 50312
The Japan America Society of Iowa (JASI) is a non-profit, volunteer based organization that seeks to establish mutual understanding between Japanese and American communities in Iowa. JASI provides opportunities to its members and the public to participate in social, cultural, and educational activities.
Korean Cultural Center of Iowa
P.O. Box 161
Des Moines, IA 50301
Tel: (515) 669-9985
KCCI is a non-profit organization serving the Des Moines community. They began as the Korean Language School in 1997 which eventually evolved into the Korean Cultural Center. KCCI aims to provide opportunities for learning about Korean culture and the Korean language for Korean-American children, Korean adoptees and their families, and other interested individuals. KCCI also provides opportunities for greater understanding of American culture and the English language for Korean families and individuals now living in the United States.
Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa
4952 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Tel: (515) 288-0881
MUAWI serves victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in Iowa. Monsoon’s mission is to end all forms of gender-based violence and build healthy communities through transformative justice and social change. The organization serves all 99 counties in the state. Monsoon’s programs include direct services, community outreach and education, violence prevention and technical assistance. Monsoon has two offices: in Des Moines and in Iowa City.
839 Spencer Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246
Suchona Inc. is a registered non-profit ethnic organization in the state of Iowa.
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