Rally at the Capitol
Capitol Building, Des Moines Iowa
Key Republican members of the Iowa legislature plan to file a bill on Monday February 6th that would gut collective bargaining rights for teachers, firefighters, city and school district employees, bus drivers, librarians, and other people who work in the public sector across Iowa. This would be a devastating blow to working families in this state, and its modeled after the bill passed in Wisconsin in 2011.
We are asking all activists who can come to Des Moines to join us for a rally and press conference at 10:30 AM in the Capitol Building.
If you cannot make it to Des Moines, but are would like to help locally, please contact Tracy Leone for phone banking and post card signing opportunities: 309-738-3196.
Weekly Action Item
Please call Senator Ernst (202-224-3254) and Senator Grassley (202-224-3744) to say NO to the NRA and support sensible gun control legislation.
One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) advocacy organization, will host its 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in both central and eastern Iowa in October. Learn more at OneIowa.org.
One Iowa – Eastern Iowa Summit:
Thursday, October 26
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kirkwood Regional Center at University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
Registration link with tentative agenda
Des Moines, Saturday, October 21, noon – This is a fundraising event for the Iowa Senate Democrats’ “Senate Majority Fund” with former Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander at the Rooftop, 525 E. Grand Ave. 2nd floor. For details, visit:
Iowa City, Saturday, October 21, 3:30 p.m. – Fundraising event for Senator Joe Bolkcom and Senator Bob Dvorsky with Jason Kander at Van B’s Brew, 505 E. Washington St. For details, visit:
Marion, Saturday October 21, 5:00 p.m. – Linn County Democrats’ “Hall of Fame” Banquet. Keynote speaker is Jason Kander. Longbranch Hotel, 90 Twixt Town Road, Marion. For details, or to buy tickets, visit:
Cedar Rapids, Monday, October 23, 7:00 p.m. – State Rep. Liz Bennett and I will be hosting a social hour at the Iowa Brewing Co., 708 3rd St. SE. For details, visit:
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