A state lawmaker said he plans to still move legislation that would dismantle diversity, equity and inclusion programs at Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa
Articles Tagged: Diversity, equity and inclusion
Business News Feb. 12, 2023 5:00 am38d ago
Why it’s a good idea, plus what not to do
Local Government Jan. 14, 2023 5:00 am65d ago
The Westdale area is growing rapidly, and residents celebrate it for its diversity and mix of amenities. But what infrastructure and services are needed to support its growth? A new plan from Cedar Rapids will guide future improvements to this part of the southwest quadrant.
Local Government Jan. 2, 2023 5:00 am78d ago
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City earned perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual rating of U.S. cities for their inclusion of LGBTQ people, against a backdrop of anti-LGBTQ state legislation.
People & Places Dec. 19, 2022 10:03 am90d ago
The up and coming Wright House of Fashion is transforming a former dry cleaners building into a supportive environment where youth and young adults can learn the tools of the fashion trade.
People & Places Oct. 30, 2022 8:03 am141d ago
On the darkest day of the lunar month, some say the triumph of light over darkness has more in common with other holidays than you might think.
Iowa Ideas Mar. 6, 2023 6:02 pm13d ago
Amid an increasing volume of legislation LGBTQ Iowans say makes them feel targeted and unwelcome in their own state, concerns around the impacts of rhetoric in the Iowa Legislature extend beyond those in the rainbow communities.
Business News Jul. 28, 2022 6:45 am235d ago
Area businesses are prioritizing DEI practices but work so far has been broad. Inclusive ICR Chair Angelica Vannatta hopes the group’s first DEI Index will help businesses see which efforts to prioritize and improve.
Iowa Hawkeyes Jul. 25, 2022 5:29 pm237d ago
In the throes of a federal lawsuit accusing the University of Iowa and several Hawkeye football coaches of racism and mistreating former Black athletes, UI Athletics has announced two new diversity-related hires.
K-12 Education Jul. 23, 2022 6:00 am240d ago
Children to learn to recognize actions and words that embody racial bias and acquire skills to deal safely with racism
Community Jun. 24, 2022 6:00 am269d ago
When Corey Jacobson attended his first Pride in 2006 at Greene Square, he learned he wasn’t alone. “There is someone there to support you,” he realized. “And when I left that day, I promised myself that I would be that someone for someone else.”
News Jun. 17, 2022 2:59 pm275d ago
The conversation is the fifth in a series titled Community Conversation: Oracles of Iowa City.
Local Government Jun. 16, 2022 5:49 pm276d ago
The raising of the Juneteenth flag -- the first to be flown under the new policy -- “should also inspire us to use our platform and our voices for actions that demand equity for all people,” said LaNisha Cassell of the African American Museum of Iowa
People & Places Jun. 2, 2022 7:22 pm290d ago
See Iowa City’s vibrant marketplace that has fostered new vendors and connected a wide range of diverse communities.
K-12 Education May. 12, 2022 3:24 pm311d ago
Four equity coaches -- a new position in the district -- are working with administrators to create more inclusive spaces that produce more equitable outcomes and experiences for students and staff