The University of Iowa

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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*Remaking the Economy: Core Elements of System Change

This webinar will explore:

How do law, culture, and politics reinforce the status quo—and what tools can be used to change that dynamic? When supporting community-owned businesses, how do you balance nuts-and-bolts small business development and maintaining a vision for systemic change?...
Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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*Digital Roundtable: Restorative Practices - How to Replace Punitive Practices

During this month's roundtable we will be discussing the theory of Restorative Justice and the role it can play in the workplace. We will examine harmful punitive disciplinary practices that may show up in our own lives and the workplaces. We will then discuss potential practices that we can...

Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*The Foundation for Inclusive Board Culture

Join facilitators John Jeanetta, CEO of Heartland Family Service and Ashlei Spivey, entrepreneur and activist, as they discuss the foundation of understanding and operationalizing an inclusive board culture that centers racial equity. Attendees will complete the following learning objectives:...

Date 
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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Digital Roundtable: What is Anti-Blackness? How is Anti-Blackness Different From Racism?

This month's DEI roundtable will focus on the distinction between racism and Anti-Blackness. We will discuss what Anti-Blackness is, the ways it shows up in society and the ways we may be contributing to Anti-Blackness. We will examine the ways that Anti-blackness and Racism contribute to one...

Date 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Putting Shared Leadership into Practice

An increase in conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have resulted in great efforts by organizations to implement DEI values into their core operations. As one part of this effort, a growing number of nonprofits are exploring alternative leadership structures. Shared...

Date 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
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Strengthening Your Organizational Anti-Racist Practice (Virtual)

A strong anti-racist practice is one of the best tools we have to combat the ongoing racial inequities people are experiencing. As a leader in your organization, you have a unique position and power to raise awareness, continue education, create braver spaces and, most importantly, take real...

Date 
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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Susman Lecture with Nikole Hannah-Jones (Virtual)

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and Iowa-native Nikole Hannah-Jones will speak to members of the Greater Des Moines community at two virtual events on April 8, including the spring Sussman Lecture offered by The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement at Drake...

Date 
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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*Foster an Inclusive Culture for your LGBTQ+ Staff and Partners

June may be Pride Month, but supporting your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Plus (LGBTQ+) employees and partners should be a year-round effort. This webinar will provide a 101 overview of LGBTQ+ identities and the discrimination and exclusion experienced by the LGBTQ...

Date 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
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Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Next Steps

This the final session in a series sponsored by the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa.

The purpose of the conversations is to build awareness and understanding around equity within the areas of education, financial stability, and health....

Date 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401