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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 30, 2017

Protesters at the Eastern Iowa Airport Sunday, Jan. 29. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Nearly 200 protesters gathered at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids on Sunday in the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 28, 2017

Iowa City Brewlab was crowded with locals making their voices heard in Des Moines and D.C. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Ordinary-people-turned-activists packed Iowa City Brewlab Friday night for "Postcards...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 28, 2017

Abraham.In.Motion during rehearsal at Hancher. Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Since Dance Magazine named him one of 2009’s “25 to watch,” Kyle Abraham has been making...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 23, 2017

Nearly half a million marchers gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. -- photo by Jordan Sellergren The Women's March on Washington took place Jan. 21, drawing nearly...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 23, 2017

Iowans from both ends of the political spectrum were among the hundreds of thousands that attended the inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. Some were Iowa natives and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 19, 2017

Communal Breakfast Communal Kitchen Museum -- Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. Breakfast is prepared in the communal kitchen -- photo courtesy of Amana Heritage Society Longing for a simpler...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 18, 2017

Kids wrote about their dreams, families, injustices they’d seen at school and anything else that moved them for an "I Have a Dream” wall during the Jan. 16, 2017 celebration...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 11, 2017

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 29, 2016

The Iowa Children's Museum will host a "Noon Year's Eve" party. -- photo by Adam Burke Looking for some family-friendly fun this weekend? The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 21, 2016

Volunteers Shannen Johnson, Nancy Haggerty and Marin Swesey bag holiday groceries at the Johnson County Crisis Center Tuesday. -- photo by Eleanore Taft The Johnson County Crisis Center was packed...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 15, 2016

Fashion to the Rescue Iowa River Landing -- Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Bobber, dog model. Bobber loves tennis balls and swimming. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Animal...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 8, 2016

Students organized a rally on the University of Iowa Pentacrest on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2016 in support of the the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. — photo by...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 1, 2016

Participants in the Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 action sign letters to executives of Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank, asking them to pull out their investments in companies funding the pipeline....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Nov 18, 2016

Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan and Sergio A-wan of the Center for Worker Justice hold up a resolution to support and protect all residents. Photo by Eleanore Taft The Johnson...

Free Lunch Program. photo by Zak Neumann
Posted by Eleanore Taft | Nov 15, 2016

Sandwiches are prepared for the Free Lunch Program at 1105 S. Gilbert Ct. kitchen--photo by Zak Neumann Gathering with others to share a traditional meal is at the heart of...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Oct 12, 2016

Kids learn about healthy local food at a Farm to School farm stand. -- photo by Eleanore Taft A mobile food pantry run by the Crisis Center of Johnson County...