Better Understanding for a Better World

The Better Understanding for a Better World (BUBW) conferenace 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...

Elkader’s 175th Anniversary

Attention Iowans: We are excited to educate our community on Elkader’s namesake and adventures in Algeria in celebration of Elkader’s 175th anniversary of its founding. Stop by and see us from 10 am – 12 pm then join us for a picnic and brief program...