The University of Iowa

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Equity and Health

This is the third in a series of sessions held by the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa. The purpose of the series is to build awareness and understanding around equity within the areas of education, financial stability, and health. Participants will...

Date 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Equity & Financial Stability

The Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa are partnering to host a series of equity conversations every Tuesday evening in February. The sessions are held 6:30-8:00 pm. There is no charge. Reserve your space on the event site. The purpose of the series is...

Date 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Ste. 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Remaking the Economy: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap & the Case for Reparations

NPQ’s latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at the racial wealth gap, focusing on Black Americans. In 2017, a report titled The Road to Zero Wealth noted that at current trends, by mid-century the median wealth of a Black family in the US would fall below zero (i.e., more than...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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Centering Equity & Shifting Practices

Across nonprofits and civil society, organizations have had to move quickly and creatively to respond to the needs of staff around Covid, the economic crisis, and the acceleration of movements for racial justice, including long-overdue attention to anti-Blackness specifically. This confluence of...

Date 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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Remaking the Economy: COVID-10, Recovery, and the Black Community

Our latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series builds on a recent 6-article series of ours titled Black Male Leadership: Nonprofit Voices, Truth, and Power, which we published this fall. In that series, Black nonprofit leaders highlighted the unique challenges they face, as well as ways...

Date 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative

Tune in online to learn about the history and evolving traditions of Meskwaki food culture. Shelley Buffalo from the Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative will discuss the group’s work to promote local and indigenous foods and medicines to promote the health and wellbeing of the Meskwaki...

Date 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Sustaining Racial Healing Where You Live (Zoom)

Understanding the dynamics of racial equity and systemic racism in rural Iowa communities is a complex journey. These interactive conversations will give leaders in our small, rural towns knowledge and tools to apply in their work bringing the community together around what they have in common,...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location 
700 Locust St.
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001
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Sharing Stories: Racial Healing in the CFGD Region (Zoom)

Understanding the dynamics of racial equity and systemic racism in rural Iowa communities is a complex journey. These interactive conversations will give leaders in our small, rural towns knowledge and tools to apply in their work bringing the community together around what they have in common,...

Date 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location 
700 Locust St.
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001
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Connect: Racial Healing in the CFGD Region (Zoom)

The second in a series of four, free Zoom sessions focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Understanding the dynamics of racial equity and systemic racism in rural Iowa communities is a complex journey. These interactive conversations will give leaders in our small, rural towns...

Date 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location 
700 Locust St.
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001