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: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Time: 11:30-1:30 11:30 a.m. — Lunch 11:45 a.m. — Historical preview Noon — Keynote 1 p.m. — Q&A Location: State Historical Museum, 600 E. Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309 The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen...read more
Date: Monday, November 4, 2019 Time: 7-8:30 p.m. Location: Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 The Harkin Institute is pleased to welcome renowned political analyst Charlie Cook back to Des Moines to share his insider view on the...read more
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Parents Hall, Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 Join The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement for our upcoming conference, "Closing the Divide:...read more