DEI Workshops, Lectures, and Community Buildling Opportunities

Upcoming Lectures and Events

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Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This meeting will be hosted by Derek Nnuro, associate writer (Stanley Museum of Art) Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) H (pp. 155–175) Akua (pp. 176–197) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday…
Monday, November 2, 2020 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer a FREE enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing health fields and supporting their goals in accomplishing that dream to help improve the health of society at large. …
WOCN: Decolonizing Institutions from Within promotional image
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:30pm to 7:00pm
In honor of Native American Heritage month, our November WOCN event will be facilitated by Marisa Miakonda Cummings, a University of Iowa Alumna and the president and CEO/President of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center. She will lead a discussion on how we engage each other in conversation about systemic oppression and patriarchy within organizations and institutions. How do womxn of color create space to thrive within these systems designed to assimilate us? Register TODAY for this…