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Oct 26, 2021

Oct 26, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. The week following the Author's Keynote, join us for a special panel moderated by Inside Out Reentry Community. The time will be spent in reflection with formerly incarcerated individuals about Dr. Miller's work and what Halfway Home in Johnson County means for us all. As Jonathan Reuben Miller’s book “Halfway Home” points out, mass incarcerat...

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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In observance of National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, the UI Council on Disability Awareness, UI School of Social Work, and Wild Bill's are hosting a FREE, online screening and discussion of the documentary film Crip Camp. Participants may watch our livestream of the film from 4-6 via Zoom, or they are encouraged to watch independently if they wish, using Netflix. If you do not already have an account, you can sign up for a free, 30-day trial on the Netflix website or watch for...

Oct 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Reuben Miller is the author of "Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration," this year's One Community, One Book selection. The One Community, One Book program, also known as OCOB, is an annual community-wide reading project coordinated by the UICHR. The project invites campus and community members to read the same human rights-related text and participate in activities like this book club! Dr. Miller worked as a chaplain at the Cook County Jail in Chicago a...

Apr 23, 2022

Apr 23, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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The annual Iowa Human Rights Research Conference takes place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Drake University Law School. The conference is hosted by the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics and the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. Details including call for proposals (due Feb. 21, 2022) and schedule (available late spring) are available at https://iowahumanrights.org/.