In The News
Throughout the session, usually on Saturdays, state legislators hold short meetings (or “coffees”) with constituents in their home districts. This is an important space to engage with your legislator face-to-face, raise up issues important to you, and call on them to stand on the side of the people. >>>read more
Bird-dogging is a great tactic used to directly engage or confront candidates and elected officials on our issues at their public events. It lets them know how important these issues are to everyday people, and holds them accountable for doing the right thing. Read more...read more
Here’s a quick look at the day’s events. You’ll get a detailed program at the door.read more
We see plenty of opportunities to put our issues, our values, and our vision for the Iowa we want to see front and center this legislative session. Get plugged into our legislative priorities this session and find ways you can fight back!read more
“Stand Your Ground,” the controversial bill which let George Zimmerman off the hook for murdering innocent teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, has been introduced into the Iowa Senate. If passed, this “shoot first” bill would allow anyone to use deadly force if they believe their safety is threatened. Skittles and the color of one’s skin is not a threat.read more
Get all your details to know for this exciting and action-packed day at the Statehouse.read more
Friday, January 13, 100 activists occupied the Des Moines Federal Building demanding Senator Grassley reject Sen. Jeff Sessions' appointment as U.S. Attorney General. Twenty justice fighters staged a sit-in at Grassley's 7th floor office.read more
They have their agenda, but we have ours, too. Here are six ways you can stand up and FIGHT BACK this legislative session.read more
The issues we care about most are under attack.
Tuesday January 24: JOIN US for a powerful day to resist, lobby legislators, and FIGHT for the Iowa YOU want to see!
FRIDAY 1/13, 11 AM: Take action and FIGHT BACK as we demand Senator Chuck Grassley to stop the fast-tracking of Jeff Sessions, Trump's racist, anti-immigrant nominee for U.S. Attorney General.
Grassley, who has spent 9 months refusing to hold a hearing for nominee Merrick Garland for the U.S. Supreme Court, is laying out the red carpet for Jeff Sessions, an Alabama senator who's spent his career attacking civil rights and promoting hateful rhetoric towards people of color, immigrants and the LGBTQ communities.