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

200 Activists Rallied at State Capitol on Saturday

ICAN and a statewide coalition of organizations had over 200 people rally for Immigration Reform on Saturday July 27. The Network for Immigration Reform and its supporters met on the west terrace of the Iowa state capitol to urge the … 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

Reunión para la reforma migratoria – el tiempo de actuar es ahora

Sábado, 27 de julio 2013– 2:00 pm Únase a nosotros con los amigos y la familia para pedir a la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU. y el Rep. Tom Latham votar a favor de una reforma migratoria ahora. Este evento … Continue reading

Rally for immigration reform – the time to act is now

Saturday, July 27, 2013 – 2:00pm Join us with family and friends to ask the U.S. House of Representatives and Rep. Tom Latham to vote yes for immigration reform now. This event will include music, speakers, clowns, beverages and more … 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

“The Dream is Now” Event July 9th

The fight for immigration reform is on its way through the House, and OFA volunteers are at the forefront of efforts to get it passed. Join them at this event on July 9th in Des Moines, Iowa. The Dream Is … Continue reading

ICAN Asks Rep. Latham to Support Immigration Reform

ICAN gathered with several organizations in front of Rep. Latham’s office today in Des Moines, to ask him to support Immigration Reform. The group followed up by going in and talking to his staff and delivering their statements. Below is … Continue reading