Category Archives: ICAN

Robert Reich To Keynote Working Families Summit In Ames

LAST CALL!! Working Families Summit Registration Deadline MONDAY!! To attend, you must RSVP by Monday, May 11th Feel Free to contact Sue Dinsdale with any questions! sdinsdale@iowacan.org RSVP online at: REGISTER NOW! or call 1-800-372-4817 Join us at the Working … Continue reading

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HCAN Health Care Rally at Iowa STate Fair

HCAN “Health Care Can't Wait” Rally at the Iowa State Fair By Caroline Vernon Last Friday on August 21st, Eastern Iowans from Progressive Action for the Common Good, the Quad Cities Federation of Labor, and NAMI of Scott County boarded … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Bush Tax, Calls to Action, Civil Liberties, Congress, Corporate Greed, Farming, Health Care & Medicare, How You Can Help, ICAN, Main Page

Mindfully Green in 2009 and Beyond

Happy New Year progressive family! I wanted to share with you all the details of the upcoming Inaugural Ball here in the Quad Cities at the Davenport River Center on January 20th… but that will have to be the subject … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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Establishing Our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date!

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date! By Caroline Vernon On Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, activists and legislators from across the state will converge on Iowa City for our first 2007 Democracy for Iowa Organizing Summit.  We … Continue reading

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Senator Grassley, Protect Medicare Beneficiaries, NOT Drug Company Profits!

Senator Grassley, Protect Medicare Beneficiaries, NOT Drug Company Profits! By Caroline VernonOn Thursday, May 10th, a coalition of concerned citizens representing various organizations came together to hold a press conference in front of Senator Charles Grassley’s downtown Davenport office. The … Continue reading

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“Our Common Values Workshop” to be Held in Cedar Rapids

“Our Common Values Workshop” to be Held in Cedar Rapids By Sue AstleyEver felt like your highest values – justice, equality, the common good – have somehow gone missing from mainstream political conversation?Ever noticed that some core right-wing ideas have … Continue reading

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Attend the ICAN Conference in Des Moines on April 21

Attend the ICAN Conference in Des Moines on April 21 By Betty Ahrens, Executive Director   I am pleased to invite you to attend ICAN’s Annual Leadership Training Conference set for Saturday, April 21 – from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 … Continue reading

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