CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa will host speaker Joshua Canavan as part of a Diversity Colloquium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Rod Library.
Canavan works for the Arch City Defenders, a nonprofit organization that provides holistic advocacy and combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence against minorities. The organization achieves this by providing legal services to the indigent and also through policy-oriented lawsuits.
The event is sponsored by the department of political science, the Faculty Senate, the Sustainability Action Committee, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Office of the President and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.