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Groups such as the so-called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement advocated law-breaking as a tactic. Two activists, including an ICCI member, admitted to engaging in arson to stop the pipeline, yet they have not been criminally charged to date. Meanwhile, these environmental protesters ironically ...
“We have the power,” added Cherie Mortice of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, “to stand up against the greedy financial giants and corporate elites who rig the economy for their own benefit.” Mortice happens to be absolutely right. Black holes in space may be too powerful to stop. But that doesn't ...

Groups such as the so-called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement advocated law-breaking as a tactic. Two activists, including an ICCI member, admitted to engaging in arson to stop the pipeline, yet they have not been criminally charged to date. Meanwhile, these environmental protesters ironically ...
Earth Day 2018 action from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI):. Join us Earth Day weekend to discuss climate and clean energy solutions we can achieve in our communities and throughout the state. Come hear from Chris Woolery, a clean energy leader in Kentucky. He coordinates the Pay ...
"It makes Iowa a really dangerous place for everyone, not just immigrants," said Madeline Cano, a Community Organizer with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. "It forces our police to have to pick a side and to choose who they actually serve and we think immigration is the job of the federal ...
"When you have an authority figure like your boss saying this is the way it is, and you have, this is the policy that we have in this place, you tend to believe the person in the authority position,” said Madeline Cano, with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Cano said one in three Iowans fall victim to ...

The council's directive said the city police department should not assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in the performance of their duties, except in cases involving public safety. Berenice Nava Romero with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement said the proposed legislation has Iowa's ...
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement members are disappointed with state legislative passage of the egg choice bill. The measure requires grocery stores participating in the USDA's Women's, Infants and Children's program to offer conventional eggs for sale if they offer cage free eggs. ICCI Organizer Jess Mazour ...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund or CCI Action is creating a grass root effort to push for universal healthcare. Wednesday it invited community members to share their struggles with the current privatized system. “We are in a healthcare crisis in ...
This ruling allows the lawsuit to move forward. It was filed last October by national and Iowa public interest and advocacy groups and journalists, including the ACLU of Iowa, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, Bailing out Benji, Center for Food Safety and Public Justice.
Recent application denials at the county level mean more Iowans see the need for a moratorium on new factory farms, according to Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. In 2017, Iowa's Department of Natural Resources approved 450 new or expanded hog factories. Jess Mazour, a farm and ...
DES MOINES, Iowa — Recent application denials at the county level mean more Iowans see the need for a moratorium on new factory farms, according to Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. In 2017, Iowa's Department of Natural Resources approved 450 new or expanded hog factories.
“I would say they're winning because of the money” they've invested in the political process, said Jess Mazour, farm and environment organizer at Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. “We are winning in the court of public opinion.” Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) spokesman Ron Birkenholz ...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Congress paid tax cuts and Iowa's governor wants more of them, but some workers are rallying because they feel they're long overdue for a raise. Adam Mason, the state policy director for Iowa Citizens For Community Improvement, and Matt Everson, state director for the National ...
The fast food industry is sitting on a pile of money and they are refusing to share any of that wealth that has been created by the productivity of their workers,” said Cherie Mortice, board president of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Fast food workers and allies joined together at the McDonald's on ...
At the news conference Thursday in Des Moines, Des Moines Water Works CEO Bill Stowe, Susan Heathcote, water program director for the Iowa Environmental Council, and Adam Mason, state policy director for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, spoke about what they said is a need for large ...
At the news conference Thursday in Des Moines, Des Moines Water Works CEO Bill Stowe, Iowa Environmental Council water program director Susan Heathcote, and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement state policy director Adam Mason spoke about what they said is a need for large companies to ...

Democrat Cathy Glasson of Coralville addresses members of the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund Thursday after CCI officials announced she had won the group's endorsement in the 2018 race for the Iowa Democratic Party's nomination for governor in the primary election next June.
Groups such as the so-called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement advocated law-breaking as a tactic. Two activists, including an ICCI member, admitted to engaging in arson to stop the pipeline, yet they have not been criminally charged to date. Meanwhile, these environmental protesters ironically ...
DES MOINES, IOWA—Hugh Espey, executive director of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI), is wearing gray sweats and a hoodie and has the sleeves-rolled-up mix of grit and weariness of a man who's been doing social justice work in Iowa since the 1970s. He pounds the table as he talks ...
The monopoly energy utilities in Iowa are pushing legislation at the statehouse that would hurt ratepayers across the state. Senate File 2311, which has passed out of the Iowa Senate and could be voted on by the Iowa House any day, prioritizes monopoly utility profits and would lock in those profits at the ...
(Des Moines) -- Recent application denials at the county level mean more Iowans see the need for a moratorium on new factory farms, according to Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. In 2017, Iowa's Department of Natural Resources approved 450 new or expanded hog factories. Jess Mazour, a ...
That's why the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund challenges big-money interests and brings real people — lots of them — into the center of our political system. That's how we'll win an Iowa that puts clean water first and serves the public interest, common good. And that's how we'll ...
... against an employer under the Trump administration. Madeline Cano, community organizer of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement offered her opinion. “They are bluntly targeting and stereotyping a particular business," Cano said. "It looks more like racial profiling than it does for a normal operation.
MASTER MATRIX: Members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement on Wednesday called upon county boards of supervisors to re-adopt the Construction Evaluation Resolution by Jan. 31 in order to use the state Department of Revenue's Master Matrix for 2018. CCI officials say the Master Matrix is ...
A fan during an Afroman concert at Gabe's on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. The venue was sold out a week prior to the performance that featured Afroman alongside supporting acts with Semi Sixteenz, A$thmattic, Derek James, A-Wet$ & Jack Sueno, C Jones, and DJ Peer Pressure. (James Year/The ...
Democrat Cathy Glasson of Coralville addresses members of the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund Thursday after CCI officials announced she had won the group's endorsement in the 2018 race for the Iowa Democratic Party's nomination for governor in the primary election next June.
“Local control is preempted by state law,” says Adam Mason, state policy director with the nonprofit Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. “These small towns and counties need to be making these decisions.” Former dairy herder, and former Republican, Iowa Sen. David Johnson agrees. Johnson ...
Then there's the activist group called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. ICCI's tactics include protesting outside the private homes of people it doesn't like and even encouraging law-breaking by hosting “how-to-be-arrested” seminars. These actions aren't without consequences. The pipeline's ...
Grooters, whose day job is a locomotive engineer for Union Pacific Railroad, is active in Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, a People's Action member organization (the present author is a member of People's Action communication staff). The Iowa CCI Action Fund endorsed Grooters, and trumpets ...
She directed those who want to be involved to contact the American Friends Service Committee and Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, as well as advising them to make connections with activists. Bolanos recommended those who wish to be involved to educate themselves on the issues before ...
Grooters, whose day job is a locomotive engineer for Union Pacific Railroad, is active in Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, a People's Action member organization (the present author is a member of People's Action communication staff). The Iowa CCI Action Fund endorsed Grooters, and trumpets ...
Led by the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI), the picketers say that Hansen failed to respond to the request made by over 700 ...
Three Iowa counties have denied four applications for factory farms. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI) reported yesterday that ...
Members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement say they are requesting DNR officials issue a 30-day continuance to review all the Iowa ...
... the farm and environment organizer for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) says a moratorium is needed so proper reviews can ...
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and other concerned citizens are calling for a moratorium on new or expanding factory farms until ...
... the farm and environment organizer for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) says a moratorium is needed so proper reviews can ...
CCI (Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement) and other concerned citizens are calling for a moratorium on new or expanding factory farms ...
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement's political action committee, a progressive grassroots organization, endorsed Glasson after ...
... the farm and environment organizer for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) says a moratorium is needed so proper reviews can ...
... the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, the Center for Food Safety, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Bailing Out Benji.
Yet for nearly two decades, experts and citizen groups, like Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement have asked the DNR to set a moratorium ...
Yet for nearly two decades, experts and citizen groups, like Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, have asked the DNR to set a ...
... the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI), the Center for Food Safety, and Bailing Out Benji.
... the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI), the Center for Food Safety, and Bailing Out Benji.
The two local plaintiffs are Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Bailing Out Benji. A spokesman for the state attorney general said ...
Among their clients are Bailing Out Benji, an Iowa nonprofit concerned about puppy mills, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, the ...
... the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, the Center for Food Safety, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, and Bailing Out Benji.
Among their clients are Bailing Out Benji, an Iowa nonprofit concerned about puppy mills, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, the ...


 

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