ICAN’s 15 for 2015

Activism can be tax deductible! For over 35 years, ICAN has been fighting for OUR SHARED VISION of prosperity for working families and the middle-class. It’s OUR future – our nation’s future and our family’s future – that’s at stake … Continue reading

We Are Thankful for You! Remember us on Thanksgiving.

On behalf of Iowa Citizen Action Network we would like to say how thankful we are for YOU. Thank you for your support of Iowa Citizen Action Network – and the work we do – as a friend, activist and … Continue reading

No More Tricks!

Halloween is over… Governor Branstad needs to put the brakes on his unilateral decision to privatize Iowa’s Medicaid program. His plan is to turn over the care of more than a half million Iowans—that’s one in five of us—to four … Continue reading

Will The Next President Take Us To War???

With critical issues of war and peace in the balance, we need you!

Candidates

The United States spends more on defense than the next 7 countries combined. We allocate roughly $610 billion dollars each year to the Pentagon. This is over half of the federal discretionary budget, and almost as much as Social Security or Medicare and Medicaid combined.

Our bloated military budget comes at the expense of Veterans who don’t get the care they need, children who are denied a world class education, and an infrastructure that is crumbling before our very eyes.

We as Iowans have a huge opportunity to educate and influence the presidential candidates on what our real fiscal priorities are.

The best people to ask questions are average people who care about issues and are willing to take the time to volunteer.   Contact us and we will brief you on the basics on how YOU can influence the next President of the United States on this critical issue.

Want to host a training in your area?  We’d be glad to come out and train volunteers!

Fight for Families: No More Empty Plates!

That’s why we are conducting an “empty plate” action to urge members of Congress to support food security programs for kids. So far we have over 100 plates… would you like to include yours?? Nearly 18 million households across the … Continue reading

Join Us On MAY 16 in AMES, IOWA

WORKING FAMILIES SUMMIT May 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM Scheman Building on the ISU Campus in Ames, Iowa FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP:  http://progressiowa.org/workingfamiliessummit Local leaders will provide information about how we can raise wages, protect our civil … Continue reading

Fight for Families! – Protect Children’s Programs – Sign our Petition!!

Healthcare for Millions of Families at Risk! Right now Congress is failing to prioritize children’s health and nutrition programs. Without action from our elected officials, these programs will run out before the end of this year. Members of Congress are … Continue reading

ICAN 35th Anniversary Celebration February 20, 2015

Join Us At Our 35th Anniversary Celebration Friday, February 20, 2015 5:30 – 8 pm Program at 6:30 pm Johnston Lion’s Club 6401 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa Featuring Guest Speaker Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT A captivating and inspiring speaker, … Continue reading

It’s Time To Raise the Minumum Wage!

Right now, our economy isn’t working for everyone. Those at the very top have seen their incomes grow exponentially while working families are being left far behind. Raising the minimum wage will immediately boost the economy and put more money … Continue reading

Popcorn and Politics with Bernie Sanders

The Fight for Economic Justice A Town Hall Meeting with US Senator Bernie Sanders   Sunday, October 5 – 7:00 pm North Ridge Pavilion 2250 Holiday Rd., Coralville, IA Join Iowa Citizen Action Network on Sunday, October 5th for Popcorn … Continue reading