The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa Network
Organizing Summit

Saturday, June 9, 2007

Iowa City Public Library
123 S. Linn St.
Iowa City, IA

9 AM – 3PM


1.    Welcome

2.    Introductions

3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa

4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s Progressive Network

5.    2007 Iowa Legislative Review  (Legislators)

6.    Overview of Top Progressive Legislative Priorities (Progressive Activists)

7.    Envisioning Progressive Power in Iowa (Ed Fallon & Denise O'Brien)

8.    Break

9.    Top Progressive Legislative Issues – Workshops

VOICE (Voter Owned Iowa Clean Elections)
CAFO/Farm Bill
Health Care
Media Reform
Fair Share

10.    Lunch

11.    Workshop Reports
12.    Progressive Iowa Network – Next Steps
13.    Democracy for Iowa – Administrative overview
14.    Adjournment

Please note: If you are interested in discussing potential state-wide initiatives that will pressure our Congress to end the war in Iraq, please come to this event.  Peace groups can strategize during the workshop hour (#9) and also report back to the larger group after lunch. This will be an excellent opportunity for all of us to be united for peace.

We will start gathering at 9am – coffee and bagels / breakfast treats.
The summit will begin promptly at 9:30am. Please let us know if you intend to come:

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