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Advancing Racial Equity: the role of Government - Iowa

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:30am
Sheraton Hotel
In 1 week 12 hours

"Advancing Racial Equity: the role of Government - Iowa" is an all-day conference that will focus on racial equity and provide tools for awareness, education and best practices. Participants will learn how local and regional governments can implement policy changes at multiple levels and sectors to drive larger, systemic change to racial and income inequities. 

Gay Mystery Film Series: Third Man Out

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 1 week 17 hours

Richard Stevenson penned a series of mystery novels following fictional character, Don Strachey, a gay private investigator in Albany, NY. Don's clients often feel that his sexual orientation gives him an edge when called upon to investigate cases that involve Albany's gay community. Four of these novels have been adapted to the screen and will be presented on Friday afternoons in April.

 

4/7: Third Man Out (2005, 98 min)

Don is hired to find out who’s been threatening a notorious member of the gay community noted for outing people.

 

Know Their Rights: an Employer’s Guide to Navigating the Employment of Non-Citizens

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Side Recycling Center
In 1 week 5 days

Bring your lunch and learn to navigate the process of employing non-citizens. 

This hour-long complimentary training is being presented by University of Iowa Clinical Law students and a professor, with ample time for questions. The event is sponsored by the City’s Office of Equity and Human Rights. Register at knowtheirrights.eventbrite.com. The deadline to register is April 12 or when registration is full.

Member Engagement Fair

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 1 week 6 days

Join us to learn more about the Senior Center’s leadership, membership benefits, and history. Also get a chance to meet the nominees for Vice Chair and Secretary of the Senior Center Steering Council, as well as vote on these important positions. Door prizes, refreshments, and fun guaranteed!

 

Fee: none. No registration.

Membership Not Required

Gay Mystery Film Series: Shock to the System

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 2 weeks 17 hours

Richard Stevenson penned a series of mystery novels following fictional character, Don Strachey, a gay private investigator in Albany, NY. Don's clients often feel that his sexual orientation gives him an edge when called upon to investigate cases that involve Albany's gay community. Four of these novels have been adapted to the screen and will be presented on Friday afternoons in April.

 

4/14: Shock to the System (2006, 91 min)

Don tries to solve the murder of a college student involved in sexual orientation conversion therapy.

 

Gay Mystery Film Series: On the Other Hand, Death

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 3 weeks 17 hours

Richard Stevenson penned a series of mystery novels following fictional character, Don Strachey, a gay private investigator in Albany, NY. Don's clients often feel that his sexual orientation gives him an edge when called upon to investigate cases that involve Albany's gay community. Four of these novels have been adapted to the screen and will be presented on Friday afternoons in April.

 

4/21: On the Other Hand, Death (2008, 85 min)

Gay Mystery Film Series: Ice Blues

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 4 weeks 17 hours

Richard Stevenson penned a series of mystery novels following fictional character, Don Strachey, a gay private investigator in Albany, NY. Don's clients often feel that his sexual orientation gives him an edge when called upon to investigate cases that involve Albany's gay community. Four of these novels have been adapted to the screen and will be presented on Friday afternoons in April.

 

4/28: Ice Blues (2008, 98 min)

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Iowa City Senior Center
In 4 weeks 1 day

According to the National Cancer Institute, the main risk factor for skin cancer is exposure to sunlight (UV radiation), but there are also other risk factors. Limit your time in the sun and stay away from sunlamps and tanning booths. At this free skin cancer screening, sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology and UI Dermatology, sun-exposed skin areas will examined by dermatologists (please wear short sleeves and shorts if possible). There will be a short form to fill out at the screening (assistance available).

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