What: Clean Water, Clean Food Forum When: November 21st, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Peace Tree – Des Moines Branch, 317 E Court Ave RSVP and Questions About: Des … Continue Reading Call to Action: Clean Water, Clean Food Forum
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is holding a public hearing about the new Voter ID (voter suppression) law passed by Iowa House Republicans and Iowa Senate Republicans. Pate’s office did not publish information … Continue Reading Call to Action: Voter ID Hearing; Speak Out!
Des Moines will officially join the nation-wide campaign to hold America’s largest meat company accountable for the widespread water pollution affecting states from the Heartland to the Gulf of Mexico … Continue Reading Call To Action: Local Des Moines Groups, Businesses Call on Tyson Foods to Cut Pollution
Our Revolution Central Iowa has posted details for services scheduled for Scott Galindez, a Progressive activist, and journalist who passed away from kidney failure after being denied coverage by his … Continue Reading Services Scheduled for Scott Galindez
Cathy Glasson For Governor Rounds Up Supporters At Events Around the State for her People Powered Campaign
By Eva McBride Progressive Gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson and her staff are hosting get-togethers to rally supporters at various locations around the state today and the next few days. “Day … Continue Reading Cathy Glasson For Governor Rounds Up Supporters At Events Around the State for her People Powered Campaign
Wanna Be a Socialist? Here’s How! Lisa Lai and Amanda Malaski I spoke with Lisa Lai, the founder of the Heart of Iowa DSA organizing committee, about the process of … Continue Reading Wanna Be a Democratic Socialist? Here’s How!
By Crystal Defatte Anyone who can’t see the privileges of being white is delusional and incapable of really understanding or fighting racism. White privilege comes in many forms. Statistics … Continue Reading Let’s Stop Pretending We Aren’t Relieved To Be White
by Jason Frerichs The Cedar Rapids Gazette has reported that Iowa Senator Joni Ernst will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 12:30 pm at the Washington … Continue Reading Joni Ernst Wants to Hear from You
By Crystal Defatte Happy Fourth of July, a day we celebrate dissent and treason against a tyrannical government. For many, that statement may come as a shock. We have … Continue Reading Fourth of July: Patriotism In A Troubled Nation
By Crystal Defatte My fellow Americans, it is time that we take a good hard look at who we really are. We are a society that claims to believe … Continue Reading No Lives Matter
Saving the world is no easy feat, but that hasn’t stopped four amazing women from trying. CCI Action Fund’s 2017 Convention on July 15th in Des Moines will be hosting a lineup of activists that embody the progressive ideals of “People Power”, including Erika Andiola, Bree Carlson, Alicia Garza, and Judith LeBlanc.
Join us to stand in court alongside Water Protector and Land Defender Heather Pearson, who will plead “Not Guilty” to trespassing while participating in a Bold Iowa nonviolent action to … Continue Reading Call to Action: Stand in Court with Water Warrior for her Not Guilty Plea
By Eva McBride The riders in Joni Ernst’s Annual Roast and Ride were greeted by two groups of protesters along their route as it went through Polk City, IA. The two … Continue Reading Joni Ernst’s Roast and Ride Greeted by Two Groups of Protesters
New Leaders Council Des Moines celebrates its largest applicant pool and the diversity of 2017 cohort and seeks to further efforts to recruit an even more diverse applicant pool for … Continue Reading New Leaders Council Showcases Efforts of Largest Class Ever
Two powerful and captivating leaders will be making their way to Iowa as the keynote and featured speakers at this year’s Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement convention, taking place in … Continue Reading Sanders, Garza to Speak at CCI Convention
Iowa chapters of Our Revolution have organized a series of public events opposing the UHCA and in support of HR 676, The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act. Featured … Continue Reading CALL TO ACTION: Our Revolution to Rally for Medicare for All Act