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Iowa City Equity Report – 8 January 2015 Update

  The Iowa City City Council Information Packet from January 8, 2015 includes reports and guidelines relating to the 2013 Equity Report. [download] The relevant materials begin on page 4.  We’ve provided a Scribd version below for easy online reading and accessibility. This is the entire City Council Information Packet, and contains some unrelated materials toward the […]

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KGAN-TV CBS 2 – Iowa City Diversity Recommendations

IOWA CITY, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) — Kingsley Botchway says they’re attempting to turn anger into solutions “People were getting upset…and the council did something about it,” Botchway said. His diversity committee was tasked with exploring issues facing minority populations. The first target – public transit. “People feeling that they couldn’t get from point A […]

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Johnson County Iowa – Incarceration and Racial Disparity – Causes and Solutions

[Source: “Johnson County Iowa – Incarceration and Racial Disparity – Causes and Solutions,” ResourcesForLife.com, 1 April 2013, by Greg Johnson] The justice system in Johnson County seems to be disproportionately arresting and incarcerating people simply on the basis of race. (Source: “Time to correct underlying causes of jail overcrowding,” Press Citizen, 31 March 2013) Once […]

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