The University of Northern Iowa welcomes the community to participate in an in-person and virtual discussion on voting rights in America, titled, “Fighting Forward! Combating the Attack on Voting Rights”

The colloquium, taking place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28 in Sabin Hall 002 or via live stream here, will feature Betty C. Andrews, president of the Iowa-Nebraska NAACP State Area Conference.

Andrews  is a civil rights leader, businesswoman, social justice activist and a strong proponent of connecting people around strategic engagement, culture, history and arms. She is also the founder of the Iowa Summit on Justice & Disparities – a change initiative that addresses disproportionality in Iowa’s criminal justice and other systems

The discussion is part of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology’s Diversity Colloquium series, sponsored by the department and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Office of the President. It will be moderated by Mark Grey, head of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology.

Masks are encouraged for the in-person event.



Steve Schmadeke