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Take Back the Night

UNI Women's and Gender Studies and the Waterloo Riverview Center will host Take Back the Night to raise awarness for and work toward eliminating sexual violence in all forms. There will be speakers presenting and discussing information regarding sexual assault. The walk around campus will begin at approximately 8 p.m. In case of bad weather, the parade portion of the event will be canceled and the speaker portion will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Scholar Space of Rod Library.

Diversity Colloquium: Men of Color, Mental Health, and the Correctional System

Kimberly Baker, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will facilitate the panel discussion "Men of Color, Mental Health, and the Correctional System." Topics include: 

  • How can men of color be assisted by mental health counseling during and after their sentences? 
  • How do men of color (in disproportionate numbers) get into the correctional system in the first place? Is there a disciplinary pipeline? 
  • How can mental health counseling serve as a reasonable and useful intervention tool? 

Panelists will be Tom Eachus, director, Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center; David Goodson, MSW, civil rights activist; Bill Tate, Dept., of Correctional Services, Black Hawk County; and Cora Turner, associate superintendent of Waterloo Schools.


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