Circus artists share their stories, passion
Four beehives are kept just behind the Anchor Center for Women in Cedar Rapids, where the bees are raised and cared for by the center’s residents. The Anchor Center is a rehabilitative center for women on their way out of the criminal justice system.
Seeing a lack of youth programming for Latinos in Cedar Rapids, LULAC started Cedar Rapids’ first Ballet Folklórico group. “Fuerzas Culturales” is practicing three times a week before the troupe’s Sept. 18 performance at Festival Latino.
Two young girls from Evansdale, Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins, went for a bike ride ten years ago and never came home. Their bodies were found months several later at a nearby wildlife park, but the case has yet to be solved.