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, November 14, 2018 Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET Location: Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel, 999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 The Harkin Institute’s panel discussion on the role of higher education in maximizing participation in...read more
Date: November 15-16, 2018 Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington D.C. Employment is the key to independence and economic sustainability, and our Summit meets to ensure that the world’s largest minority, people with disabilities, get a...read more
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Time: 11 a.m. - noon Location: The Harkin Institute, 2429 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 *This event is exclusive to Drake University students* Drake University students, join us on Wednesday, November 28, for an...read more
Date: November 29, 2018 Time: 7-8:30 PM Location: Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 2507 University Ave. Renowned political analyst Charlie Cook is returning to Des Moines for his annual discussion with The Harkin Institute just in time to answer all...read more