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

Advocacy Training around TAX FAIRNESS

ADVOCATING FOR TAX FAIRNESS 2-Day Training: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23 and 24th Urbandale Holiday Inn – Des Moines PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! Can’t commit for both days?  That’s OK – just use the contact form below and we’ll get in touch!! Do … 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

Popcorn and Politics with Bernie Sanders

YES!  I’m planning to attend!           

 The Fight for Economic Justice

North Ridge Pavilion
2250 Holiday Rd., Coralville, IA
 Doors open at 6:30 pm

 

 

Press Release: ‘Raise the Wage Iowa’ Coalition to Launch at State Capitol March 24

For Immediate Release: March 19th, 2014 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0530   On Monday, March 24th, a coalition of small business owners, community organizations, labor organizations, and faith leaders will launch Raise the Wage Iowa in support of raising the … Continue reading

NEWS RELEASE: IA FAIR SHARE HIGHLIGHTS LOCAL DAMAGE FROM GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     CONTACT: Megan Smith                       OCT. 1, 2013                                                              319-558-6795 IOWA FAIR SHARE HIGHLIGHTS LOCAL DAMAGE FROM GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, DEMANDS THAT CONGRESS GET BACK TO WORK Des Moines, Iowa  – Iowa Fair Share today laid out the tremendous impact of … Continue reading

Hunger is Not a Game

SNAP Vote Expected This Week Sometimes what is happening in Washington, DC seems like a big game. But the stakes in these contests are very high for millions of Americans who are trying to meet the basics every day. The … Continue reading

ICAN and Main Street Alliance Member ReShonda Young To DC For Women’s Agenda

Paycheck Fairness on Agenda for Women’s Economic Press Conference As released in mid-July, ICAN and Main Street Alliance member ReShonda Young of Waterloo was invited to speak at a press conference on the US Capitol Steps in conjunction with Nancy … Continue reading

Media Advisory: Waterloo Business Woman to Join Nancy Pelosi at Press Conference Thursday in DC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:       Sue Dinsdale, Iowa Citizen Action Network sdinsdale@iowacan.org 515-480-3240 Iowa Main Street Alliance Leader and ICAN member ReShonda Young to Join with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi at the US Capitol Announcing The Economic Agenda for Women … Continue reading

Op-Ed in Washington Post featuring Iowa Main Street Alliance

5/17/13 ICAN partnered with national Main Street Alliance to put an Op-Ed in the Washington Post about e-Verify.  ICAN built an a local Main Street Alliance, and one of its members, ReShonda Young, helped to author the Op-Ed … Continue reading