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Iowa Files; Our New Neighbors; Refugees & Immigrants in Iowa

  • 4000 Mills Civic Parkway | West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Historical Society
  • Dates: April 14, 2019
  • Location: West Des Moines Public Library
  • Phone: (515) 225-1286
  • Start/End Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Event Times: From: 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
  • Price: free
  • Overview

    The Iowa Files; Our New Neighbors. Immigrants & Refugees in Iowa: Zeljka Krvavica, a case manager with the Iowa Bureau of Refugee Services, was born and raised in Sarajevo in what was then Yugoslavia and came to Iowa as a refugee in 1993. Today, she is active in helping refugees find their way to Iowa. She is a passionate advocate for these very vulnerable families and enthusiastic about the numerous contributions new Iowans make to our communities.