Screening of “Woke Up Black” Documentary

The documentary “Woke Up Black” will be shown on Wednesday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. at Shambaugh Auditorium (basement of UI Library — enter from north side).  Viewers are encouraged to reserve FREE tickets ahead of time.

South District Planning Workshop

The South District Planning Workshop is scheduled for Monday, October 6 at Grant Wood Elementary School from 7:00 -9:00 pm.  The city is requesting input on the following topics:

  • Housing and quality of life in South Iowa City
  • Streets and transportation (walkability, transit)
  • Commercial areas — shopping and services
  • Creating a sense of place and strengthening neighborhood identity.
  • General neighborhood development

Racial Equity Report

Click here or on the cover image for the full PDF version of the Racial Equity Report.


Although the Equity Report is based on local issues, it can serve as a guidebook for leaders in other communities working toward promoting racial equity and fairness.

The challenges we face are common in communities across the nation.

Feel free to contact us if you’d like to learn more about how you can take action in your local community.

Moment of Mourning

The video below is a compilation from a public gathering in Iowa City about racial justice and equality.