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Clean Water Act Campaign Overview & Timeline

Posted December 13, 2018

Iowa, we have a problem: In Iowa,there are over 10,000 factory farms that produce more than 22 billion gallons of untreated manure which runs off our land and into our water.  In 2013, thanks to the de-delegation petition filed by Iowa CCI members …

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Black man canvassing for David Young stopped by West Des Moines police officer

Posted November 12, 2018

Today, members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement released cell phone video footage of a Monday, October 29, 2018 interaction between West Des Moines Officer Clint Ray and political canvasser Keilon Hill.

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The refugee and migrant caravan: what you need to know

Posted October 24, 2018

You’ve probably heard something on the news about the growing refugee and migrant caravan of Central Americans – mainly Hondurans and Guatemalans – making their way to the US-Mexico border. And if you haven’t, you soon will as it’s Republicans’ newest …

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It’s live! Check out the ‘Keep ICE Out of Iowa’ Toolkit

Posted September 18, 2018

This summer we held meetings on keeping ICE out of our communities. Many people wanted to do more in their own towns, so we created a toolkit to get you started. Get your neighbors together to fight ICE in Iowa.

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Press statement: Iowa State Association of Counties joins statewide call for more protections from the factory farm industry

Posted September 11, 2018

Contact: Jess Mazour, Community Organizer, 515-282-0484, Des Moines, IA. – The Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) legislative committee finalized their 2019 legislative priorities at their annual meeting last week.  The legislat …

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