Category: January 2021

CATEGORIES: January 2021, Voices

Catt Center statement on Jan. 6 insurrection at US Capitol

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the U.S. Congress met to conduct one of the United States’ sacred rituals of democracy: counting the Electoral College votes. Their business—the public’s business—was interrupted for hours by an unruly mob who sought to overturn a free and fair election. Had they succeeded, the insurrectionists would have disenfranchised millions of … Continue reading Catt Center statement on Jan. 6 insurrection at US Capitol

U.S. Rep. Katie Porter to speak Feb. 26 as Spring 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair

U.S. Rep. Katie Porter – an Iowa native who represents California’s 45th Congressional District and has earned a reputation for her tough questioning and use of visual aids during congressional hearings – will give a virtual presentation on Feb. 26 as the Spring 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics. Rep. Porter will … Continue reading U.S. Rep. Katie Porter to speak Feb. 26 as Spring 2021 Mary Louise Smith Chair

CATEGORIES: January 2021, Voices

Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and activities of its faculty, staff, students and alumni: Iowa PBS producer Laurel Bower and the crew of “Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women” won an Upper Midwest Emmy Award in the Documentary-Historical category on Nov. 14, 2020. Dianne Bystrom, … Continue reading Of note: News about center faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends