One Iowa Events
Sunday, January 20, 1:30 p.m.
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Join the Art Center for an afternoon of LGBTQ awareness building and advocacy. The Art Center welcomes Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel, who will speak about One Iowa’s work to preserve and advance equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. Hoffman-Zinnel will be followed by a tour with Jared Ledesma, exploring queer themes within the Art Center’s collection.
This event is full, but keep an eye out for more One Iowa/Des Moines Art Center collaborations coming soon.
Sunday, February 3, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Zombie Burger + Drink Lab
300 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
This ticketed event features a menu from Zombie Burger Executive Chef Tom McKern and is hosted by Des Moines drag personalities Tyona Diamond, Crimson Rosenberg, Karma Kills and Vana Rosenberg. A portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to One Iowa.
LGBTQ Career Fair
Monday, February 4, 4-6 p.m.
UnityPoint Health – Education and Research Center
1415 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
Are you an LGBTQ person looking for employment? Do you want to ensure you can bring your full self to your future workplace?
This LGBTQ Career Fair will give you the chance to speak directly with Des Moines area employers about their LGBTQ policies and workplace cultures, ask questions, and find out about job openings that may be a good fit for you.
Thursday, February 21, 6-7 p.m.
Oskaloosa Public Library
301 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
One Iowa will present a free LGBTQ 101 training at this PFLAG Oskaloosa meeting. Join us to learn more about the LGBTQ community and how you can help create safe and inclusive environments.
Saturday, February 23, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Des Moines University Student Education Center
3300 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
This conference is aimed at addressing the health inequities and disparities LGBTQ Iowans continue to experience in our state. Health care professionals and community members alike gather to hear from key experts, participate in interactive workshops, and collaborate and connect with one another.
Attendees will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to cultivate safe and welcoming health care environments for LGBTQ Iowans throughout the state. Click here to register.
One Iowa Night with the Iowa Wild
Saturday, March 30, 6 p.m.
Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Join One Iowa for a great night at the Iowa Wild vs Texas Stars game! Every ticket purchased provides a $10 donation back to One Iowa to help preserve and advance LGTBQ equality. Additionally, everyone who purchases a ticket will be entered into a drawing to win a ride on the Iowa Wild’s Fanboni during second intermission.
Click here to purchase tickets. For questions please contact Adam Postiglione at 515-564-8717.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
Save the date to celebrate TEN YEARS of marriage equality with us! We’ll honor reaching double-digits with our largest celebration yet.
Recurring One Iowa Events
A safe, supportive and inclusive space for adults to share and connect.
Meetings are designed with a one hour sharing segment, a brief break, and a one hour positive feedback segment. Please attend both segments. Meetings are confidential and designed for LGBTQ+ adults (18+).
In partnership with HILLCREST Family Services and Multicultural Family Center.
2nd Monday of every month
The Des Moines Vet Center
1821 22nd Street #115
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266