Affirmative action programs
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.
The records of the University of Iowa Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (former the Office of Affirmative Action) are comprised of brochures, conference materials, correspondence, federal guidelines, magazine and newspaper clippings, official university assessments and reports, pamphlets, and training guides.The collection is divided into two subcategories: Records pertaining to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues, and records concerning African Americans, women and other groups.
Women seeking solutions to problems of sexual harassment, violence, homophobia, and childcare at the University.
University of Iowa program that trained and prepared low-income women to enter the skilled trades, primarily in building and construction.