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

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

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

**Media Release** ICAN Delivers Petitions to Members of Congress to End Political “Hunger Games”

MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 CONTACT:  Sue Dinsdale EMAIL: sdinsdale@iowacan.org PHONE: 515-480-3240 Iowa Residents Petition Members of Congress to End Political “Hunger Games” in Response to Proposed SNAP Cuts Don’t Take Food from Kids While Protecting Corporate Tax Loopholes Des … 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

Senators Harken and Durbin to hold Immigration Forum

Senators Tom Harkin and Dick Durbin are holding a special immigration forum in Ames on Friday morning! In the face of Rep. Steve King’s recent ugly claims about young immigrants, Senators Harkin and Durbin are uniting with DREAMers at this … 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