Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: "home."
The Midwest became notorious when COVID-19 infections skyrocketed among workers in meatpacking plants. Kristy Nabhan-Warren spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a hub of migration and food production.