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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 3, 2017

The forum will include informational displays, guest speakers and breakout discussions around topics like housing, employment, education and training, substance abuse, mental health, personal growth and community integration, probation and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 2, 2017

Take Back the Night will take place on the University of Iowa Pentacrest. -- photo by Phil Roeder April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and a coalition of...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 30, 2017

Soak up the alcohol after a night on the town and enjoy some local flavor from up to six food trucks at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center on Friday...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 28, 2017

The Iowa state senate voted Monday to approve House File 295, a bill that takes authority from counties and cities and gives it to the state in several areas, including...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 27, 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. Protesters...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 25, 2017

Chicago sensation Jeez Loueez graces Iowa City tonight with a stop on the tour of Jeezy’s Juke Joint, an evening of burlesque celebrating black culture. Little Village caught up with...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 25, 2017

State Rep. Mary Mascher, D-Iowa City, introduced a bill this week that would establish a task force to look at the use of "restrictive procedures, including seclusion" in public schools....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 25, 2017

Husband and wife team Lesley and Brian Triplett bring various international versions of the comfort food, along with other street food items, to the Iowa City restaurant scene. The restaurant...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 24, 2017

Downtown Iowa City institution Atlas Restaurant and Bar (127 Iowa Ave) will change hands in early April, joining a restaurant group that includes numerous businesses in the Iowa City area....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 22, 2017

Discover the devastating environmental and human cost of cheap fashion, discuss solutions with a panel of experts and take immediate action by adding fair trade flair to your closet this...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 22, 2017

Iowa City dumpster. -- Photo by Paul Roeder Worried about the future of the planet but not sure what to do about it? Head to the library Thursday in Iowa...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Signs of disagreement during Sen. Joni Ernst's town hall meeting at Coe College. Friday, March 17, 2017. — photo by Zak Neumann. Ready to take action to build the community,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Community members harvest carrots. -- photo courtesy of New Pioneer Coop Spring is here! What better way to celebrate its arrival than to get your hands dirty outside at a...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

A bill that would change workers' compensation laws in Iowa passed the Iowa house 55-88 Thursday, March 16, and is expected to be sent to the senate early next week....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

photo by Eleanore Taft Federal Judge Leonard Strand threw out the Des Moines Water Works' water quality lawsuit against drainage districts in three northern Iowa counties. "I’m pleased to see...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 19, 2017

Kirkwood Culinary Arts program The Kirkwood Culinary Arts program provides top-level training to students hungry to learn. Kirkwood Community College has the only hospitality arts program in the country that...