Iowa's African-American Festival

2018 IMMAWII Embracing Excellence Gala
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Download and Print The Invitation Here!

The I’ll Make Me A World In Iowa Embracing Excellence Gala celebrates excellence in our community.

Register for the 2018 Gala here 

Embracing Excellence Gala & Heritage Legacy Awards

Nominations Are Now Open for the 2018 Heritage Legacy Awards


Please submit your nominations no later than January 11, 2018.  Download the form here and remember to submit the complete form with your nominee info, as well as a good, clear photo

Fill Out the 2018 Heritage Legacy Award Nomination Form Here

Last Year’s Heritage Legacy  Honorees:

Life Time Achievement Award

Karl A. Cassell, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

EKD Youth Award

Khalil Adams, Des Moines

Outstanding Leading Organization/ Group

Evelyn K. Davis Center For Working Families

Register for the 2018 Gala here