2022 Legislative Forum Guide

Going to a local legislative forum in your area? Great!

Legislators continue to tell us how important it is to hear from you – their constituents, the most powerful communication being in person or by phone.

Most weekends, you can find an opportunity to engage your legislators at a local legislative forum – often called legislative coffees, or in some places ‘cracker barrels.’ These are great opportunities to talk with your legislator face to face, raise issues important to you and call on them to stand on the side of the people.

Check your local paper to see when there is a legislative coffee or other event in your area. Or use the online lists below.

Click here to see the legislative forum schedules:

Please report back to let us know how it goes or what you hear by calling the CCI headquarters at 515-282-0484 or cciaction @ cciaction.org.


Legislative forums are an important space to raise issues you care about and to engage your legislator face-to-face. They are a space to quickly share your story and ask tough questions. And, they can often get good media coverage.

They’re also a great place to start conversations and connect with more like-minded Iowans.

Real change has always required lots of people in action. Right now, Iowans are looking for ways to show up and make a difference.  Show up to your local forum with a petition, ask folks to sign and get plugged in to the People & Planet movement here in Iowa.

Let’s make 2022 a People & Planet First movement building year!
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