Category: Iowa Dept. Human Rights

Alexandra Foster

  “I interned at the Office of Latino Affairs at the Department of Human Rights in Des Moines. The internship showed me more ways that one could get involved in government. We interviewed Latino business owners across Iowa and started working on profiles. We also collected data on their obstacles and what could be preventing … Continue reading Alexandra Foster

Kimberly Thomas

  “My name is Kimberly Thomas and I am a double major in Spanish and International Studies and a minor in U.S. Latino/a Studies.  This summer, I was fortunate enough to do an internship with the USLS department. I interned at the Iowa State Capitol in the Latino Affairs Office at the Iowa Department of Human … Continue reading Kimberly Thomas

Brenda Villanueva

  “My name is Brenda Villanueva and I am concentrating my studies on Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Latino Studies. This summer I had the privilege to do aninternship through the USLS department. I interned for 7 weeks with the Iowa Department of Human Rights – Office of Latino Affairs, in Des Moines. Throughout my 7 weeks there I … Continue reading Brenda Villanueva

Ana Mier

  “I am currently majoring in English and minoring in U.S. Latino/a Studies. Over the summer, I was given the incredible opportunity of interning with the Office of Latino Affairs of the Iowa Department of Human Rights through the USLS department. Under the supervision of the Latino Office’s Executive Officer, Sonia Reyes-Snyder, another intern and … Continue reading Ana Mier