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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 25, 2017

Trespassing charges against five local members of 100 Grannies for a Livable Future were dismissed by Lee County Judge Gary Noneman on Monday. The Grannies were arrested last fall for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 22, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 19, 2017

The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle lawsuits by former field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum and former Associate Athletics Director Jane Meyer who said that they were...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 19, 2017

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced this week they will close clinics in the Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk and Sioux City as a result of funding cuts passed by the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 18, 2017

RBD Iowa LLC, owner of the Sheraton hotel in Iowa City, is in the process of negotiating a sale to AJ Capital Partners, owner of Graduate Hotels. The hotel, rebranded...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 17, 2017

Local disability rights activists Harry Olmstead and Geoffrey Ford are teaming up with University of Iowa students, city officials and other community partners to survey downtown Iowa City restaurants for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 15, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Dr...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 13, 2017

Celebrate Bike to Work Week with a wide range of events in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Coralville and North Liberty.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 8, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Kate...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 8, 2017

Neighbors, school board members, teachers and administrators met at Horace Mann Elementary in Iowa City Tuesday, May 2 to compare plans for a proposed update of the 100-year-old facility to...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 5, 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County hosts the largest fundraiser for mental health in the area this Saturday: its 13th annual 5k walk at Terry Trueblood...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 5, 2017

The People’s Climate March took place Saturday, April 29 in Washington, D.C. Some Iowans participated there, others took part in sister marches in towns like Iowa City and one group...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 1, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 28, 2017

Iowa City Catholic Worker, an organization that provides food and shelter to those in need, celebrates its one-year anniversary with a benefit dinner this Sunday, featuring live music by the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 27, 2017

Emily Klinefelter and Clifton Johnson Jr. are co-owners of ICOR boxing gym. -- photo by Eleanore Taft ICOR boxing gym in Iowa City will host grand opening events throughout the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 24, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week.