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: August 19, 2021 Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: This is a hybrid event. Everyone is welcome to sign up and attend online. A limited number of seats are available for in-person attendees. The in-person event will take place at the FFA Enrichment...read more
Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Time: 12 p.m. ET Location: This event will take place virtually This is the third in a series of dialogues that bring together the disability and investor communities and the private sector to achieve competitive, integrated...read more
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Time: 12 p.m. ET Location: This event will take place virtually This is the first in a series of dialogues that bring together the disability and investor communities and the private sector to achieve competitive, integrated employment for...read more
April 29, 2021 6-7:30 p.m. This virtual event will take place on Zoom. How will the Covid-19 pandemic impact the future of public health? Join The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement and the Drake Chapter of the American Pharmacists Association for...read more