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Cup o' Justice Series: Motier Haskins—Racism in Muslim Communities

Professor Motier Haskins
University of Iowa School of Social Work

Honoring the rich tradition of activism at the University of Iowa and in the surrounding community, Cup o’ Justice is a year-long series of discussions designed to bring change leaders together in shared learning.  Each event promotes intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue about social justice, civil rights, and civic engagement.  

Come join us at our kickoff session “Racism in Muslim Communities” with Professor Motier Haskins on Wednesday, September 13th from 11:00am-12:00pm in  347 (Minnesota Room) at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Professor Motier Haskins, is a Faculty member at the University of Iowa, School of Social Work. He received his degree in Social Work from Syracuse University. He teaches courses on Discrimination Oppression and Diversity, Organization and Community Practice, Individual Families and Groups and Integrated Theory and Practice. He is former Coordinator of the Critical Cultural Competence Certificate Program.  He was born in Harlem, New York and has traveled and presented in several countries including (Europe, South America, Africa, The Middle East and South Asia).

Professor Haskins has developed and conducted over 3,000 hours of cultural competency training locally and nationally in the past few years alone. He is on the leadership team for the UI NCBI affiliate. He serves on Board of Directors for the Council on American Islamic Relations, and member of the National Association of Social Work and the National Association of Black Social Workers. His research interest includes Cultural Competency in Social Work Education, Islamophobia and Domestic Violence in the American Muslim Community. Professor Haskins is a fifth-degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido.

This is an Advantage Iowa Approved event.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Dana Dominguez in advance at 353-2388 or by email

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 347, Minnesota Room
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, Iowa

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Lecture/Discussion, Graduate Professional Development, Diversity




Chief Diversity Office

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Diversity Resources Team, Advantage Iowa Scholars, Cup o’ Justice






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Dana Dominguez

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