One Iowa is a statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) organization preserving and advancing equality for LGBTQ individuals through grassroots efforts, advocacy, and education.

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Featured Event

4th Annual LGBTQ Senior Summit: Connecting with Resources and People to Live Your Best Life

Saturday, August 4, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 7:30, Welcome at 8:30)
Grand View University Student Center
2811 E 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316

This annual summit provides workshops and networking opportunities to address the needs of older LGBTQ people in Iowa. Older LGBTQ Iowans and professionals who work with them are encouraged to attend. This year, we are focusing on the importance of human connection and storytelling.

Topics we will cover include:

  • Connectivity and Community
  • What to Look For in Services/Facilities for Seniors as an LGBTQ Person
  • Steps to Make Your Services/Facilities More Inclusive for LGBTQ Seniors
  • Iowa Resources for LGBTQ Seniors – Assets and Areas of Improvement
  • And more!

Light breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included with admission.

Early bird tickets are now available for $20. Ticket prices will rise to $30 on August 1, so act fast to take advantage of this discount.

Click here to buy your tickets and vendor tables.

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One Iowa NORTH is a regional affiliate located in Mason City. One Iowa NORTH focuses on the needs of LGBTQ people in northern Iowa, their families, and allies to provide education and support.

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