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February DM,IA

Des Moines University-DMU will sponsor a Black History Month Tour around the city of Des Moines, Iowa during February 9-25, 2019. DMU guest speakers & African American medical students will be featured at each site. Multicultural Educational Programs-MEP will provide the hands on learning component with several exhibit posters of doctors and scientist for youth to learn more about medicine and science opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tour Dates For Multicultural Educational Programs, Inc. participation

Tour Stop # 1

Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families

801 University Ave., DM

Saturday Feb-9, 2019

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Tour Stop #4

Callanan Middle School

3010 Center St., DM

Thurs Feb 21,

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Tour Stop # 5

The Mickel Center NAACP Youth Program

1620 Pleasant Street., DM

Monday Feb 25

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Goals of the DMU Tour:

  • The opportunity to learn about medical and health sciences careers and other upcoming programs focused on minority empowerment.
  • Provide a safe and welcoming environment for families and youth to ask questions of DMU students, faculty and staff to learn more about what young students should be doing now to prepare for these careers, etc.
  • Provide our students, faculty and staff a way to directly engage with families/youth in their respective community spaces-and continue to build positive relationships.
  • Have fun, play trivia, win prizes and enjoy light snacks and refreshments.
    For more information and other dates of the tour:
    please contact: Dr. Richard Salas at 515-271-1709 or Ruffin Tchakounte at 319-621-0034 or
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