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
What: Senator Charles Grassley Town Hall Where: Keokuk County Courthouse, 101 S Main St, Sigourney, Iowa When: Tuesday, April 18th 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Organization: Action Iowa For more … Continue Reading Call to Action: Grassley Townhall
Let’s take a minute to look at what the numbers were. In Iowa, there are 99 counties. Each county has between 2,000 and 425,000 people. Included below is the turnout … Continue Reading Who’s running for what, where, and when? A series.
Three public hearings have been scheduled for Monday, March 6th, on very important issues that directly impact everyday Iowan and Iowa CCI is issuing a call to action to make … Continue Reading Urgent Call to Action: Des Moines Waterworks, Minimum Wage, Voter Rights Need Your Voice!
The Central Iowa chapter of Our Revolution, an official extension of the Sanders inspired political revolution, plans to demonstrate outside of the Neil Smith Federal Building in Des Moines, Iowa on … Continue Reading Call to Action: Our Revolution Plans “Recess Resistance”