coffee with chrysalis

Coffee with Chrysalis provides you an opportunity to learn and engage in discussion around issues impacting girls and women in Greater Des Moines. Future coffees will be planned to address relevant and timely issues, and we welcome your ideas for topics and speakers.

the experience of afghan women and other refugees in iowa

Friday, January 21, 2021 - 8:30-9:30 am (THIS PROGRAM HAS NOW ENDED. SCROLL FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SAVE FUTURE DATES OF COFFEE WITH CHRYSALIS)

Learn about the refugee crisis resettlement of refugees in Iowa and the particular challenges faced by the rapid resettlement of Afghan women and their families. Stephanie Moris, Executive Director, Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa, will provide information and lead discussion on this important topic. No cost to attend; masks are required.

thank you to those who were able to join us for coffee with chrysalis.

We encourage you to share what you learned with your family, friends, and colleagues. 

We will continue to hold the supply drive specifically collecting undergarments and sanitary pads for the Afghan women refugees and gently used winter gear for ALL family members (see associated links). 

Additional resource: Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa 

donation drive

 

1. Donate undergarments and sanitary products using the Chrysalis Support for Afghan refugees Amazon Wish List

2. Make a monetary donation to Chrysalis here

3. Gather gently used winter gear for ALL family members and email us to arrange a drop-off or pick-up.  

save the date for future coffee with chrysalis programs

Fridays, 8:30-9:30 am

  • June 17, 2022
  • November 18, 2022

watch for more details.