An Open Letter to Transgender Students

This letter was authored by the trans members of the UI Trans Inclusivity Coalition, with support from allies of all identities, as well as the co-signatories noted at the bottom of the letter, including the UI Council on the Status of Women.  (Published March 31, 2021)

Upcoming UI Diversity Events

Iowa City Undergarment Drive

Friday, January 21, 2022 (all day)
On behalf of Green Iowa AmeriCorps, they will be hosting an Undergarment Drive. They are looking for community members to donate Socks, Underwear, Undershirts, and Thermal Underwear, in all sizes (Adults, Toddler, Children, +Size Adult). All donations will benefit the Shelter House and Open Heartland. Donations are being accepted now thru January 21st, 2022. Please contact 319-339-5399 or fill out this online form to arrange for pick up.
“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls” promotional image

“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls”

Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls” Friday, January 21, 12:00pm Kimberly Chang, MD, MPH  - Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) - Oakland, California   Dr. Chang is a Family Physician and Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) in Oakland, California. She trained thousands of front-line multidisciplinary professionals on the human trafficking healthcare...
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MLK's Dream. Living our Values.

Friday, January 21, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Virtual
In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the College of Law, the UI Center for Human Rights, BLSA, and the Law DEI Committee welcomes Camille deJorna and Steff Reed for a special virtual lecture. Camille deJorna is deputy for legal education at the Law School Admission Council, who had previously served at the University of Iowa. She has spoken nationally and internationally on the subject of diversity and inclusion and recently was awarded the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement...
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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase I

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment and...
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