‘How do I manage my anxiety about this?’: Needed now more than ever, crisis and community orgs adapt to social distancing

While the immediate concern amid the COVID-19 pandemic is physical health, social distancing has wide-stretching impacts on mental health, employment and other resources. Due to social distancing guidelines, local service organizations have had to adjust the way they serve the community during the pandemic. CommUnity In the case of CommUnity Crisis Services, all volunteers are […]

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UAY building to move to Breder property

On Feb. 26, the nonprofit organization Friends of Historic Preservation announced that the United Action for Youth (UAY) main office at 422 Iowa Ave., which was slated for demolition late this spring, will instead be moved to the property of retired Iowa faculty members Hans Breder and Barabara Welch Breder. Their home at that site […]

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United Action for Youth hosts Holiday Art Sale

Amidst the multitude of art and craft fairs in the Iowa City area where you can choose to do some (or all!) of your holiday shopping, Friday’s Holiday Art Sale at United Action for Youth is a stand-out. The works available for purchase not only benefit, but were created by, youth in our community. From 5–8 p.m. at UAY’s Swaim Youth Center (355 Iowa Ave.), you can explore the creative minds of local teens while searching for a perfect, unique gift. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the artists. […]

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