The following resources are some that we identified through our research for the Racing Iowa Project. While these are largely focused on minority resources in Iowa, we have included some national resources as well.


Web Resources:

The African-American Museum of Iowa

The Anti-Defamation League

Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans

Latino Forum of Central Iowa

Latinos Unidos of Iowa

L.U.N.A. Iowa (Latinas for a New Dawn)

One Iowa Hate Crime Resources:

“Where Can I Get My Hair Done?”


24-Hour Hotlines:

Crisis Intervention Services: (800-270-1620)

Crisis Text Line: (Text “Home” to 741741)

Iowa Helpline; Chat, Talk, or Text: (1-855-800-1239)

Iowa Statewide Crisis Numbers

The Steve Fund: Young People of Color in Crisis: (Text “STEVE” to 741741)


Grinnell College Resources:

Campus Safety (24 hours):
(641-269-4600)                                                                           In an emergency, call 911

Chaplain/Rabbi (M-F 8am-5pm; 24 hours via Campus Safety):

Grinnell Student Advocates (24 hours, call or text):



Contact information for certain resources can be accessed through the  Grinnell College Directory (login required).