The Iowa Pride Network
is a state-wide non-profit organization that works directly with
students, helping empower them to start and enhance GSA’s
in their high schools and colleges, while building a statewide
network that offers support, mentoring, educational, advocacy
and networking opportunities. In addition, the Iowa Pride Network
fights bigotry and intolerance against LGBTQA students in Iowa;
educates policy makers and educators on issues facing LGBTQA students;
and advocates for the interests of these students on the state
and local levels.
Iowa Pride Network works directly with students
and Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) throughout the state. Individuals
and organizations are networks through college coalitions and
regional GSA coalitions.
The Iowa Pride Network educates policy makers and educators on
issues facing LGBTQA students and advocates for the interests
of these students on the state and local levels. The organization
actively looks for institutional partnerships. Iowa Pride Network
staff are available for presentations at conferences or smaller
events and coordinates its own conferences and training sessions.
3. Resources & Support
Iowa Pride Network provides grants, sponsorships, and awards to
help LGBT students build successful futures.
Iowa Pride Network
777 Third Street, Suite 312
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Executive Director: 515-471-8062
Outreach Coordinator: 515-471-8063