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Des Moines Partnership: Drop Steve King Now

Des Moines Partnership: Drop Steve King Now

Despite receiving more than 200 emails and calls in less than six hours from area residents calling on them to cancel a candidate event with Congressman Steve King, Greater Des Moines Partnership CEO Jay Byers indicates that the event will go on. 

Click through to read our letter on why the Greater Des Moines Partnership must cut ties with Steve King. This is not a political issue. This is not a partisan issue. This is a moral issue.

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Where do your candidates stand on racial justice?

Where do your candidates stand on racial justice?

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Do you know where your local candidates stand on racial equity?

We're excited to find out at a political candidate forum we're co-hosting with Des Moines Chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) and Trinity Las Americas UMC.

Join us this Sunday to learn more about local candidates' positions on racial equity and social justice.

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Keep ICE out of Iowa: Deportation Defense Discussions

For years, ICE has been terrorizing our communities with little to no accountability. From the recent raid in Mount Pleasant where workers were racially profiled, detained, and some even tazed or beaten by ICE agents to the consistent individual pick-ups across Iowa, it's clear that ICE has gone rogue.

Enough is enough.

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Find a legislative forum in your area

Find a legislative forum in your area

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.

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6 ways to plug into the movement right now

6 ways to plug into the movement right now

Another year is here, another world is possible. 

We're set on making 2018 a People & Planet First movement building year – starting with the legislative session and going through the November elections (and beyond).  Are you in?

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