Feb. 22, 2006
Karen Mackey, executive director of the Sioux City Human Rights Commission, will present “Human Rights in Siouxland” at Morningside College on Wednesday, March 15, at 11:45 a.m. in the UPS Auditorium of the Lincoln Center. The free event is part of Morningside’s Academic and Cultural Arts Series (ACAS) and is open to the public.
Mackey, a 1978 alumna of Morningside College, will discuss what constitutes human rights, what human rights violations have occurred in Siouxland, and what the public can do to prevent violations. She will also preview an upcoming event, “Faces of Siouxland,” a multicultural fair that will be held on Sunday, March 26, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Long Lines Family Recreational Center in Sioux City.
As the director of the Sioux City Human Rights Commission, Mackey works to resolve discrimination complaints involving employment, housing, and public accommodations.
For more information, contact Lacey Niceswanger, AmeriCorps VISTA Service Coordinator at Morningside, at 274-5308, or Morningside’s office of Public Relations at 274-5320.