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We are a group of committed volunteers dedicated to promoting culturally centered leadership and highlight the educational programs and social events.  Latinos Unidos of Iowa operates on the premise that in order to raise positive awareness of the Latinos culture and education it must increase investment within the Latinos community and beyond, advocate educational opportunities and highlight the strength that diverse communities bring to our state.


President -- Lena Avila Robison

Vice President -- Cheri Doane

Secretary --  Tisha Carter Smith

Board Treasurer -- Jon Taber

Agent -- Julie Solis Alvarado


Laura Lopez

Juan O. Rodriguez

Reyna Taylor Immerfall

Michel Robison Quick

Mary L. Chapman

Oscar Reynaga

Betty Olivencia

Aldo De Los Santos

Marcos Gonzalez

Tisha Carter Smith


Scholarship Judges:


Oscar Reynaga, Central College

Mary L. Chapman, Emeritus, DMACC

Molly Tun, Simpson College



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Latinos Unidos of Iowa, Inc.

4119 27th Street   I  Des Moines, Iowa, 50310

Phone: (515) 979-0770