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 minimum wage. Twenty organizations have joined the statewide coalition in support of the campaign and … Read more

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 the government shutdown and demanded that Congress pass a clean, continuing resolution to put government … Read more

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 latest example of Washington politicians playing games with people’s lives is the move by Republicans … Read more

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 Pelosi and other Democratic Women’s announcement of their economic agenda for women.  ReShonda gave a … Read more

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 and Children Iowa Small Business Owners also set to meet with Members of Congress **To … Read more

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