Des Moines Human Rights Symposium
28th Annual Symposium
Greater Des Moines Friends of Human Rights, Inc.
Celebrating Sixty (60) Years of Human & Civil Rights Education in Metropolitan Des Moines
Des Moines University
3206 Grand Ave.
March 19, 2014
8 am to 4:30 pm
8 a.m. REGISTRATION(Includes “Free Lunch”)
9 a.m. Opening Session
Welcome: T.M. Franklin Cownie, Mayor of Des Moines;
Denise Gipson, Compliance Branch Chief, HUD Region VI, Kansas City, KS.
Workshop topics include: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Law; Fair Housing Testing (Realtor & Landlord Responsibilities); Fair Employment; War on Poverty; Gun Violence; Personal Privacy and Spying; Updates on Immigration Law; Minority Incarceration & “The New Jim Crow” Laws; Responding to Bullying in LGBT Communities; Medicinal Marijuana Use; Poverty & Nutrition; Human Trafficking; Restoration of Voting Rights for Felons
Continuing Ed Credits Applied for: CISHRM, DMAAR
Community Sponsors: American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, Amnesty International; Central Iowa Society for Human Resource Management (Diversity Committee); Des Moines Area Association of Realtors; Des Moines Human Rights Commission; Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Diversity and Inclusion Council; Iowa Department of Human Rights; Iowa Dept. on the Status of African Americans; Iowa Workforce Development, Urbandale Civil & Human Rights Commission; West Des Moines Human Rights Commission; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom; in process…
For Sponsorship Information contact: Jerry Tormey @ (515)360-1452
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION TO FOLLOW, make sure you stay tuned…. :-)