News and Announcements
Winners have been announced for the Photo Contest. Click here to view the photos.
Each year two UIRA members are honored for their volunteer service post-retirement. Read more.
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Continuing to Transition to New UIRA Procedures
Events & Programs
Thursday, October 5, 2023 4:00pm to 5:30pm
What happens when a mother and daughter with different political concerns discuss issues of race in America? In 2015 on a visit home to Alabama, Patricia Foster and her mother argue over the riots in Ferguson, Missouri. This encounter becomes the catalyst for Foster’s visit to Africatown in Plateau, Alabama (forty miles from her hometown), where the last American slave ship, the Clotilda, arrived in 1860 after the U.S. had abolished the international slave trade in 1808. What Foster...
Opportunities, Benefits, and Resources
UIRA members enjoy access to discounts, networking events, and all-around support.