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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, jess@iowacci.org 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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We’re hiring a Membership and Database Assistant!

Posted August 23, 2018

Open Position: Membership & Database Assistant Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is looking to fill the Membership & Database Assistant position on our dedicated staff team. This is a permanent, part-time position offered at our Des Moine …

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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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