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Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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George Wehby, PhD, professor of health management and policy at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will present the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "Poverty, Child Health, and the Minimum Wage." This event is free and open to the public.  

Oct 23, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Graduate Hotel, downtown Iowa City

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This event brings together a panel of experts to discuss the burden of American gun violence and the potential for evidenced-based public policy solutions. The PPC’s Crime & Justice Policy research program, directed by Mark Berg, is hosting this panel as part of the Run Up to the 2020 Caucus – a series designed to examine different policy topics that will be discussed during the campaign. Topics will include: Lethal and non-lethal gun violence trends in the United States Gender and gun v...

Nov 6, 2019

Nov 6, 2019

All Day

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On November 6th, Healthy LifeStars will host events across the nation to bring awareness, education and networking opportunities to prevent childhood obesity by bringing together like-minded people to learn and network.  The event will also feature Iowa’s first annual Step - Up - For - Kids Celebration event to benefit Iowa’s Healthy LifeStars, a childhood obesity prevention program. This event will include an all-day conference, featuring experts across the state presenting their cutting ed...

Nov 6, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. The film informs you about racial justice and how to commit to positive change. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity  features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim Wise.

Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and how are workers addressing such issues today? This Obermann Conversation includes a historian, a feminist podcaster, and a labor expert. Catherine Stewart, a history professor from Cornell College and an Obermann Fellow-in-Residence, is working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Dome...