Weekly Action Item
One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) advocacy organization, will host its 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in both central and eastern Iowa in October. Learn more at OneIowa.org.
One Iowa – Eastern Iowa Summit:
Thursday, October 26
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kirkwood Regional Center at University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
Registration link with tentative agenda
Cedar Rapids, Monday, October 23, 7:00 p.m. – State Rep. Liz Bennett and I will be hosting a social hour at the Iowa Brewing Co., 708 3rd St. SE. For details, visit:
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