Our promise is to improve the lives of all Americans by giving policymakers access to high-quality information and engaging citizens as active participants in the formation of public policy.

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is located at Drake University and serves as a venue and catalyst for dynamic non-partisan research, learning, and outreach to promote understanding of the policy issues to which Senator Tom Harkin devoted his career.

An Evening with Charlie Cook

November 30, 2017

“There are political junkies, and then there’s Charlie Cook  the man who knows more about everything political than anyone else.” – The Washingtonian

Brief: New climate change report shows humans' impact on the environment


In the wake of the new Climate Science Special Report (NCA4) we need to take a moment to consider how our diet impacts the environment.

The Harkin Summit LogoNovember 2-3, 2017 – Washington D.C.
Working to increase the employment of people with disabilities.

Address: 2429 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: 515-271-3623

Fax Number: 515-271-3631

Email: harkininstitute@drake.edu

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.