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Join us for a screening of the ABC 20/20 special "Sister Survivors," featuring interviews with the female athletes who broke their silence about the sexual abuse scandal surrounding Larry Nassar. A panel discussion focusing on higher education and accountability will immediately follow the 40-minute documentary.
Derek Smith is a caseworker at the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, Texas, who developed a multilingual, community-sourced app for helping refugees once they have arrived in the United States.
Smith will talk about his experience working with refugees in Dallas, why he does this kind of work, and discuss his app, the Collective for Refugees and Immigrants, and the process of creating it. The app helps refugees connect with hospitals, schools, ethnic stores, banking and more in their native languages, and is currently available in English, Arabic, Farsi, Kinyarwanda and Kiswahili.
Celebrate Pride Week with dinner for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally community at Iowa State!
This dinner will take place in The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, a beautiful restaurant/classroom run by Iowa State's Hospitality Management program. We'll enjoy a fine dining experience with a queer twist! There will be chances to mingle, meet someone new, and take time out to enjoy our community together.
This meal is free of charge for students, staff, and faculty who sign up; you bring your fabulous self and we'll take care of everything else! Spots are limited, RSVP today!
"About Aziz Ansari: It's Not Just Bad Sex," a discussion about breaking down barriers of communication in relationships. Facilitated by Jazzmine Brooks, violence prevention and Green Dot coordinator; Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies; and Sydney Swanson, senior in child, adult and family services. Planned as part of Green Dot Action Week.
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