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Book Discussion: So You Want to Talk About Race

Monday, September 28, 2020 - 2:00pm
Online Via Zoom
In 4 days 2 hours

Monday, September 28, 2:00 p.m.

Join us in reading and discussing So You Want to Talk About Race, a 2018 non-fiction book by Ijeoma Oluo. Each chapter title is a question about race in contemporary America. Oluo outlines topics such as police brutality, intersectionality affirmative action, the school-to-prison pipeline, cultural appropriation, and microagressions, and gives advice about how to talk about the issues. Registration required; call 319- 356-5220 to sign up

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University Heights, A Unique Community

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 1:00pm
Online Via Zoom
In 5 days 1 hour

Tuesday, September 29, 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Tom Schulein

What is University Heights, and how did it come into being? Football fans have long interacted with it by parking on its residential lawns and walking to Kinnick Stadium. Unless one ventures off the main streets into the more hidden portions of University Heights, most of it is unseen.

Zoom Meeting ID: 944 7445 1556

Tips for Voting Safely in Johnson County

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 1:00pm
Online via Zoom
In 1 week 1 hour

Presenter: Travis Weipert, Johnson County Auditor

The 2020 general election is coming up quickly, and
anxiety about safe voting is running high. Join us for
a conversation and Q&A with Johnson County
Auditor Travis Weipert. Learn about voter
registration and the various voting options available
locally, including vote-by-mail and drive-through
voting, as well as the safety measures Johnson
County will have in place for in-person voting on
election day.

The Stagecoach in Iowa City

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
Online via Zoom
In 1 week 5 days

Zoom Meeting ID: 969 8525 5469
Presenter: Tom Schulein

When one hears about stagecoaches, thoughts turn
to the "Old West" and not to Iowa. But, Iowa was in
the west at one time. And, yes, there was not only a
stagecoach presence in Iowa City, but some coaches
were even manufactured here. This presentation will
explore the history of the stagecoach with a focus on
Iowa City.