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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.
Renowned political analyst Charlie Cook will deliver his annual Harkin Institute lecture virtually on December 7, 2021. This event will feature live captioning and ASL interpretation.
Harkin Institute fellow Robert Ludke is incorporating disability employment strategies into Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment frameworks so businesses can unlock the long-term value-creating opportunities that come from a more inclusive workforce.