The Harkin Institute Events
The Harkin Institute hosts regular events and programs, most frequently at its home at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. These special events, including lectures, receptions, and more, are focused not only around the institute’s four focus areas (Labor and Employment, People with Disabilities, Retirement Security, and Wellness and Nutrition) but also cover content related to other various issues affecting social justice, fairness, and opportunity.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) ensures that over 41 million low-income Americans have a meal on their table every day. Those millions of Americans include children, veterans, people with disabilities, and struggling parents, both...read more
In the wake of the new Climate Science Special Report (NCA4) [link: https://science2017.globalchange.gov/] we need to take a moment to consider how our diet impacts the environment. The special report states that there is “no convincing alternative...read more