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Tell your legislator to stand for clean water!

Posted December 14, 2018

Do you care about clean water? Do you want to join the movement to create vibrant rural communities in Iowa? One way to do that is by meeting with your elected officials, and communicating the need for a moratorium on factory farms. We’ve prepared a to …

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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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