Iowa has several Indian community and student associations.
Every Indian community, be it Tamils, Telugus, Malayalees, or Gujaratis, has its own association.
Besides language based associations, there are organizations representing the interests of students at University of Iowa
and Iowa State University
Iowa Indian associations are active and often organize events to celebrate prominent Indian events and festivals like Indian Independence Day, Republic Day
and Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Diwali, Sankranti, Ugadi and Vishu
that bond the community.
Most of these events include cultural programs like Music concerts, Bhangra, Bollywood dance and food counters serving Mysore Masala Dosa, Idly, Dokhla, Samosa, Dum Biryani etc.
Here are some Indian associations that are active in Iowa:
Iowa Indian Student Associations
Hindu Students Council University of Iowa, Iowa city
Indian Student Alliance at University of Iowa
Indian Students Association Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011
Sankalp Iowa State University
Other Iowa Indian Associations
Gujarati Sanskar Mandal of Iowa
Indo-American Association of Iowa
Iowa Tamil Association
Iowa Malayalee Church Prayer Group