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One Community, One Book Author Keynote

Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual
Our 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Aftermath of Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. Dr. Miller will join us during the annual Iowa City, City of Literature Book Festival. In this moving text, Dr. Miller presents the story of incarceration and its impact on those it touches, an impact extending far longer than peoples' incarceration and significantly affecting the lives of family and friends also. With the use of personal stories and…
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Webinar: Halfway Home in Johnson County

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
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 incarceration…
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One Community, One Book Virtual Book Club: Part 3

Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
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 and…
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Crip Camp Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
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…
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Iowa Human Rights Research Conference

Saturday, April 23, 2022 9:00am to 3:00pm
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/.