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Equal Justice After Hours

Thursday March 28

  • By: Iowa Legal Aid Foundation
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Temple for Performing Arts
    1011 Locust Street
    Grand Hall, Fourth Floor
    Des Moines, IA
  • Contact:
    Terri Bennett
    Iowa Legal Aid
    515.243.2980 x 1611
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Photo of speaker Peter EdelmanEqual Justice After Hours:
An event supporting
Iowa Legal Aid
Featuring Peter Edelman

Peter Edelman has been one of the nation's foremost advocates for poor and low-income Americans since the 1960s. Edelman is a longtime law professor at Georgetown University Law Center who specializes in poverty, welfare, juvenile justice and constitutional law. He is the author of hundreds of journal articles and papers on social policy issues, and several books, including So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America

Induction of Robert C. Oberbillig into the Iowa Legal Aid Hall of Fame

Robert C. Oberbillig is honored with induction into the Iowa Legal Aid Hall of Fame for his long and illustrious career of service to the low-income residents of Iowa and Polk County. Bob's leadership at the Legal Aid Society of Polk County was demonstrated by his record of successful litigation in dozens of cases before the Iowa Supreme Court and federal appellate courts. Bob's legal work helped shape a new landscape of law furthering the rights of low-income Iowans.

  • Sponsors reception with Peter Edelman from 5:00-6:30 p.m.
  • General reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Program at 6:30 p.m.
  • $50 for general reception and program.
  • $150 for sponsors reception and program.
  • Event sponsorships available and welcome.
Book Signing:

Mr. Edelman will be available for a book signing after the event

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A Statewide Poverty Law Practice Serving
Low-Income Iowans

In Partnership with Legal Services Corporation