Local leaders, along with representatives from the Iowa City Police Department, will be attending the 8th Annual Iowa Summit on Justice and Disparities virtually on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The conference begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in criminal justice reform, register today to learn more on this import topic, as state decision makers, national experts, and community advocates address minority disproportionality in the criminal justice system.

About the Summit

Online this year due to COVID-19, the annual summit regularly hosts panels, workshops, and presentations that feature community leaders from across the state, national experts, and residents who are invested in criminal justice reform.

Speakers include lawyers, State and Federal judges, non-profit leaders, and more. This year's summit topics include:

  • How to eliminate racial profiling
  • Protecting victim's rights
  • Systemic criminal justice reform
  • Re-examining cash bail bonds
  • For a complete list of topics, visit iowajusticesummi.org

Register Online

Presented by the NAACP of Des Moines, and co-sponsored by the City of Iowa City, and Iowa City Police Department, we are proud to help make this year's summit possible. Registration for the summit is open to interested individuals and groups, and can be done online

Date of publication

Thursday, October 22, 2020