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Project Holiday has helped those in need enjoy a holiday meal for 30 years

Once again this year, the Crisis Center of Johnson County’s Project Holiday is helping those in need to enjoy an important part of the season: a special meal with their loved ones. “This is our 30th year for Project Holiday,” said Sara Sedlacek, the Crisis Center’s communications and development director. […]

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Letter to the editor: I’m sick of talking about ‘13 Reasons Why’

After Netflix released ’13 Reasons Why,’ the show instantly produced record internet buzz — over 11 million Twitter mentions in the first month after its release. Increasing the visibility of suicide is important and, when done correctly, makes a difference. The show, with its millions of viewers, had potential to bring suicide prevention into public consciousness, bringing about positive change. Instead, the show produced a negative effect. […]

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Letter to the editor: Crisis Center director says upcoming state, federal legislative decisions will impact Center clients

By Becci Reedus Our politicians and policymakers will face many important decisions in the coming months. Now more than ever, those leaders need to hear from all of us about the issues impacting our community. As executive director of The Crisis Center of Johnson County, one of my jobs is to educate our policymakers and […]

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Dave Zollo headlines Crisis Center fundraiser at Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Benefit for Crisis Center of Johnson County Trumpet Blossom Cafe — Saturday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. The yearly benefit show for the Crisis Center of Johnson County has a new home this year, at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe (310 E Prentiss St, Iowa City). The event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 5 […]

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Mobile food pantry serves food deserts in Johnson County

A mobile food pantry run by the Crisis Center of Johnson County made its official debut this week in an effort to address the issue of hunger and food insecurity in Johnson County. After a successful trial run at the Forest View Mobile Home Park, the pantry made its first official stop at the Cole’s […]

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