Have you made YOUR reservation?

It’s not too late!!! We’ve made it very easy! Just click on SAVE ME A SPOT! and fill out the RSVP information! It’s going to be an all Iowa evening, with dinner catered by Smokin’ Joe’s BBQ from Pleasantville; gourmet popcorn from our friends at Popcorn Heaven; cookies from Thelma’s Treats and more!! We’re looking … Read more

Democracy for the Common Good: A Call to Action

Join Us Saturday, February 7; 9:30 – 1:30 pm To hear Keynote speaker John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation magazine and ICAN’s Executive Director Sue Dinsdale, among others. Corporations wield too much political power, but people have political power, too. Starting in Iowa and New Hampshire, where people have incomparable access to the presidential … Read more

…IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Make a tax deductible Donation Today.

If you are still interested in making a TAX DEDUCTIBLE gift to help Iowa Citizen Action Network continue our great work….  …IT’S NOT TOO LATE! You can make a secure on-line contribution to our Iowa Citizen Action Network Education Foundation by clicking on: YES, I’ll make a year end donation! Whether it’s working on raising … Read more

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 in the pocket of workers. With a higher minimum wage, workers will have more money … Read more

Tell Joni Ernst to stand with Iowans

Burger King is the latest in a string of corporations considering using a tax loophole known as “corporate inversion” to avoid paying its fair share of taxes in the United States.  At the final debate, State Senator Ernst renewed her pledge to help corporations by not raising taxes or moving to stop this practice.  Will … Read more

Great Response for Popcorn and Politics Town Hall Meeting with Bernie Sanders

Over 100 people attended the Town Hall meeting with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on October 5 in Coralville, Iowa.  The meeting was sponsored by  ICAN, ADA, and the Iowa Alliance of Retired Americans. Panelists included: ReShonda Young, Iowa Main Street Alliance and small business owner; Chris Schwartz, Americans for Democratic Action; Midge Slater, Iowa Alliance … Read more

Popcorn and Politics with Bernie Sanders

The Fight for Economic Justice A Town Hall Meeting with US Senator Bernie Sanders   Sunday, October 5 – 7:00 pm North Ridge Pavilion 2250 Holiday Rd., Coralville, IA Join Iowa Citizen Action Network on Sunday, October 5th for Popcorn and Politics as we meet with the longest serving Independent Senator Bernie Sanders to hear … Read more

$77 a Week Minimum Wage Challenge

  At a press conference in Des Moines today,Sue Dinsdale Executive Director of Iowa Citizen Action Network who also is a member of the raise the wage coalition that favors gradually increasing the minimum hourly wage from $7.25 to $10.10, said she tried and failed to make it on $77 that a low-wage worker has … Read more

Watch the video: The State of America’s Courts

Watch the video: The State of America’s Courts Justice at Stake is working to keep special interest money and political pressure out of our courts. Let’s work together to fight back. Click here to join Justice at Stake

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