Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include the City’s Energy Efficiency Program, the addition of a Victim Services Coordinator to the police department, and more. Select the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Energy Efficiency Program

There is still time for Iowa City residents to apply for an energy efficiency loan to upgrade appliances to save money and reduce emissions.

Victim Services Coordinator

Learn how this new full-time position at the Iowa City Police Department will work directly with victims to connect them with community resources.

Face Masks on Public Transit

While the City already instituted a face-covering mandate, a new federal law now specifies that face masks are required while traveling on public transit vehicles.

Endless Possibilities: Iowa’s African American History

Join this virtual presentation to travel back in time to hear the events and stories that make up Iowa’s wealth of African American history.

Iowa Federation Home

Watch a historical overview of the Iowa Federation Home, which provided housing to Black students at the University of Iowa during a time of racial discrimination.

Sunday Fun Day: Tide Pools

Learn how biologist Ernest Everett Just completed groundbreaking research despite discrimination in this week’s digital book and craft-to-go from the Iowa City Public Library.

Date of publication

Monday, February 08, 2021