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The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is hiring a full-time administrative assistant to work in collaboration with the executive director and other Institute staff. Learn more and apply on the Drake University website. Address: 2429...read more
In 2017, the Jordan government passed a disability law modeled after the United States' Americans with Disabilities Act. Student employees at The Harkin Institute created an infographic in English and Arabic that provides an outline of this landmark...read more
Register now to attend The Harkin Institute's free public event, A Conversation with Eric Holder, featuring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr., on Tuesday, February 12, 2019! Holder will sit down with Marsha Ternus, former Chief Justice of the...read more
In December, Harkin Institute Executive Director Joseph Jones participated in a panel discussion about expectations for the upcoming Iowa legislative session. The discussion was curated in a cover story for the Business Record that ran on December 28. Read...read more
Date: March 12, 2019 Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m., Check-in begins at 6 p.m. Location: Levitt Hall, Drake University, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 What value do unions provide for communities and how are organizing efforts reshaping workplaces in Iowa...read more