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Racial profiling in a DMPD traffic stop

Posted August 17, 2018

All people — whether black, brown, immigrants, or lifelong Iowans — deserve dignity and respect. All people deserve to live without the fear of being stopped by the police solely because of the color of their skin. But racial profiling happens far too …

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Correction: one data correction, but it doesn’t change the story

Posted August 16, 2018

IOWA CCI REVISITS NUMBERS AND ISSUES ONE DATA CORRECTION Initial claim that Kyle Thies’s 2017 bookings were 100% Black incorrect, but corrected numbers don’t change the story – he has a history of profiling Des Moines, IA– Our initial claim that Offic …

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Press Release: Newly Released Dash and Body Cam Footage Shows Racial Profiling by DMPD

Posted August 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2018 Bridget Fagan-Reidburn, Community Organizer bridget@iowacci.org, 515.255.0800   NEWLY RELEASED DASH AND BODY CAM FOOTAGE SHOWS RACIAL PROFILING BY TWO  DES MOINES POLICE OFFICERS IN A JULY 15 STOP Offending of …

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A list of the terrible things Jeff Sessions has done

Posted August 6, 2018

Join us for a critical moment of resistance in Des Moines on August 17! Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions is coming to town to deliver an address at the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judicial conference. We’ll be there to unwelcome him because his hateful values aren’t welcome in Iowa.

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Host a Potluck to Keep Families Together

Posted July 31, 2018

On both Saturday August 4th and Sunday August 5th, 2018, Iowa CCI, and People’s Action are inviting activists to hold Families Belong Together Community Cookouts. Funds will help families post bond for their release from detention and to pay for travel that will bring families back together.

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