Des Moines University has invited Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist writer and educator, to speak at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, in the Student Education Center Auditorium, 3300 Grand Avenue. He will present “Racial Health Disparities – A Closer Look,” discussing the importance of cultural competency in closing the disparities in health care.
Wise provides anti-racism training to teachers and health care professionals nationwide. He has authored six books and lectured internationally on the issue of racism in education, labor, religion and health care.
This event is free and open to the public. Contact the Multicultural Affairs office at 515-271-1709 for further information. For a map and directions to campus, visit www.dmu.edu/about/campus.