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Bentley to speak at upcoming ASPA Iowa Chapter event

Harkin Institute Policy Director Amy Bentley will participate in the ASPA Iowa Chaper's next program on May 20, 2021, about how Iowa-based public organizations and nonprofits can respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual event is free and open to the public. Event...

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