“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 Now

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 a copy of ICAN’s statement.   ICAN Immigration Reform Statement On Thursday, the U.S. Senate … Read more

Good Start to Immigration Reform noted at Faith Event

About 180 people gathered in the domed sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church in Des Moines Thursday June 27, 2013 to celebrate the Senate’s vote for immigration reform and to urge the U.S. House follow suit. Esperanza Pintor Martinez, who was brought to the U.S. from Mexico when she was 8, urged lawmakers and opponents … Read more

Join the Human Chain Against Chained CPI

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 – Noon to 1 p.m. National Day of Action to create a HUMAN CHAIN in front of key Congressional offices and Federal Buildings Federal building; 210 Walnut Street, Des Moines IA 210  Waterloo Building; 531 Commercial Street, Waterloo IA For additional information email ICAN organizer Frank Driscoll at fdriscoll@iowacan.org. http://iowacan.org/campaigns-ican/social-security-no-cuts/    

Join ICAN for Faith in Action Event

Thursday, June 27, 2013 – 7:00pm Iowa’s faith leaders, immigrant community, people of faith, and all Iowans who seek just and humane immigration reform will join together as a call to action on immigration reform. Speakers to include faith leaders from many traditions and immigrants telling their story. Join us and invite friends to attend. … Read more

Support a Roadmap to Citizenship! Call Your Senators.

As the Senate continues debate on the immigration bill, for the first time in years we have the chance to create lasting change in our immigration system, to keep families together, and put 11 million aspiring Americans on a roadmap to citizenship. It’s up to us to continue the nationwide call for commonsense immigration reform. … Read more

Join us for our Defending the American Dream Fundraiser: July 27, Des Moines

    Join us for our Defending The American Dream Fundraiser Saturday, July 27, 2013, 5:30—7:30 pm Holiday Inn Downtown 1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50314    2013 ICAN Award Recipients: Public Service: Legislative Leadership: Progressive Hero:  Roxanne Conlin Pam Jochum Progress Iowa Refreshments will be servedAdmission: Sponsorship levels as listed below Suggested minimum donation … Read more

Medicaid Expansion Passes!

Medicaid Expansion Passes! We will be sending more information in the near future, but below is the statement ICAN released after the Iowa House joined the Iowa Senate in voting in the best interests of Iowans!  A big THANK YOU to our members! In the final hours of the 2013 Iowa Legislative Session, lawmakers and … Read more