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NEIPJC’s physical center is closed for now. All in-person NEIPJC Activities and Programs Postponed.
It’s with utmost care for our supporters and the community, that NEIPJC has postponed all in-person activities and closed the center until things are assuredly safe once more.
However, this does NOT mean that NEIPJC is not working away. In fact, watch for things here, on Facebook, and Instagram as we look to go all VIRTUAL until we have all received the all-clear to meet in person again.
The Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center is a nonprofit organization creating initiatives to promote peace, human rights, local resilience and social and environmental justice. We incubate new ideas, offer resources and serve as a catalyst for action in Northeast Iowa
Submitted by Marty Steele, Decorah, IA
Madi and Rowan did a fabulous job of both presenting the information and creating a safe space for people to ask their questionsin the Pronoun 101 workshop. I am a retired college counselor who has been to several professional workshops on similar topics and am sure none were as useful, accessible, and safe for exploration as this one.
Both Madi and Rowan gave accurate factual information in an accessible manner while being open to sharing personally the impact correct and incorrect use of pronouns has had on them.
On January 20, 2020, NEIPJC, along with the Decorah Human Rights Commission and the Antiracism Community Group held a MLK Jr. event here at NEIPJC and it was wonderful. About 24 people came and 16 or so were children! All were engaged and enjoyed listening to stories about MLK’s life, his beliefs, his work and the events […]