Welcome to the Morton, IL Branch of AAUW.

Next meeting February 11, 2020 at 7 pm

Nikki Romain is a powerhouse in the movement to “Change the Face of Peoria” by making Peoria an Arts Destination. Learn more by attending her inspirational program  at Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St.

Nikki Romain is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Artists ReEnvisioning Tomorrow (ART, Inc.). Nikki and her husband, Jonathon, are local artists who purchased the shuttered Greeley School, a 50,000 sq ft building on NE Jefferson, from Peoria Public Schools. After Peoria was ranked #1 on the website list of the “worst” cities for black Americans, Jonathon and Nikki Romain believed that, in purchasing this old school, they could provide a beacon of light and hope to a community that’s often overlooked. They have transformed the school into the in the Romain Arts & Culture Community Center.


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