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Public Input for Ammending Iowa City’s Charter – 7 Jan 2015

The Iowa City Charter Review Commission has been appointed by the City Council to review the Iowa City Charter. Pursuant to the existing Charter, amendments recommended by the Commission must either be adopted by the City Council or placed on a ballot for consideration by Iowa City voters. A community discussion on potential Charter amendments will be held Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at 6 p.m., in Room A of the Iowa City Public Library (123 S. Linn St.).

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#ThankYouIowaCity Campaign

Summary The #ThankYouIowaCity campaign is a collaboration between the Iowa City Police Department and the Iowa City Downtown District. The purpose of the campagn is to show appreciation for some of the small but great things people do to make our downtown such a great place. The appreciation comes in the form of a small […]

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Janette Taylor: Public Health in Prison Initiative

In the video below, Janette Taylor, of the Public Health in Prison Initiative, discusses various incarceration issues. This presentation was delivered on 6 September 2014 at the Incarcerated in Iowa Symposium.   Janette Y. Taylor, PhD, RN, WHCNP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa. She is a certified […]

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John Baldwin: Iowa Department of Corrections

John Baldwin, the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections, discusses Iowa prisons, prison programs, and the Iowa DOC’s connection to the University of Iowa. This presentation was delivered on 6 September 2014 at the Incarcerated in Iowa Symposium.   John Baldwin is Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC). Previously, he served as Deputy Director for […]

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Carolyn Colvin: The Significance of Public Engagement

In the video below, Associate Professor Carolyn Colvin, faculty member in the College of Education’s Department of Teaching and Learning, discusses the significance of public engagement within the academy and other learning communities. This presentation was delivered on 6 September 2014 at the Incarcerated in Iowa Symposium. Please note that there are problems with the audio for […]

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Committee mulls future of jail, courthouse

[Source: “Committee mulls future of jail, courthouse,” Press Citizen, 4 September 2013, by Aly Brown] Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee members were not any closer to making a definitive call on the direction of the jail, courthouse and criminal justice services at Wednesday’s meeting. Members rehashed the results from the Johnson County Board of Supervisors’ recent […]

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