Better Understanding for a Better World

The Better Understanding for a Better World (BUBW) conference is presented by the Civilizations Exchange & Cooperation Foundation in partnership with Abdelkader Education Project (AEP). OverviewGoalsObjectivesTo ApplyMore Information Despite a surge in social...

Iowa Council for the Social Studies 2021 Conference

Please join us in Des Moines on October 4 for the Iowa Council for the Social Studies 2021 Conference, Iowa Social Studies: A Whole New World. We are excited to announce AEP’s Education Coordinator, Sue Protheroe, will be presenting the AEP middle school curriculum...

175th Anniversary Event Recap

Historical Background In 1846 a lawyer named Timothy Davis founded Elkader, Iowa. He chose this name in honor of Emir Abd el-Kader, who was fighting against French colonial forces in the Regency of Algiers, then part of the Ottoman Empire. The Emir is not the only...

Meet Our Summer Interns!

Matilda DeMarco Social Media Intern Matilda will be entering her senior year at the University of Iowa in the Fall. She is majoring in Communications and Human Relations, with certificates in Cultural Competence. She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and worked as the...