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.
Date: November 1, 2018 Location: Sussman Theater, Drake University, 2875 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 For its fall 2018 Sussman Lecture, The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is looking to outer space. With NASA Chief...read more
Date: October 23, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Location: The Harkin Institute, 2429 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 **This is an exclusive opportunity for Drake University students.** Drake University President Marty Martin will join The Harkin...read more
Drawn Out: How Iowa Got Redistricting Right Hosted by The Harkin Institute and Cook Political Report **Updated September 17, 2018: This event is full and registration is no longer available. The event will be broadcast live on C-SPAN and C-SPAN radio...read more