Iowa City, IA

We collected events from February 2017-February 2018 and are no longer active. You can download the events, locations, organizers, and signs.

18 protests

March 8, 2017, 6:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Emergency 20-week ban phone bank!

Republicans in the Iowa legislature have pushed a 20-week ban on abortion services swiftly through the legislative process. This ban will come to a vote on Thursday, March 9th and TOMORROW and is our only chance to fight it! We need you to help...

April 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

The Canaries Raise Hell and Dollars

A ragtag group of filthy, funny, fabulous and totally feminists performers are banding together to make noise for women’s rights and raise money for Planned Parenthood Voters of Iowa PAC. Check out our updated list of performers: Mike Lucas,...

April 22, 2017, 12:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

March for Science Iowa City

March for science based policy in Iowa City! Bring yourself, listen, march, learn and share your story in science!

Follow us on twitter: Twitter will have the latest details on the march for...

May 11, 2017, 4:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Medicare for All! Fight for Healthcare Rally - Iowa City

Let's show up strong for the future of our healthcare!

With the recent news of Medica leaving Iowa's individual healthcare market, the ACHA bill passing in the House, and the Medicaid crisis caused by Branstad and the MCO's in Iowa --...

June 8, 2017, 5:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Resolution of Commitment to Honor the Paris Agreement Goals

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will consider a Resolution of Commitment to Honor the Paris Agreement Goals this Thursday at 5:30 pm at our regularly scheduled Board Meeting. It would be great to have a packed building at 5:30 standing...

October 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Healthcare for All Teach-in

We’re excited to bring healthcare expert Michael Lighty from National Nurses United back to Iowa for a series of healthcare teach-ins. Lighty will decipher this complicated issue and outline what we need to do to win guaranteed healthcare for...

November 30, 2017, 6:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Plant Rich Diet Collaboration

Next step for the Plant Rich Diet initiative - establish next steps.

Last Friday, Peter met with the 100 Grannies Diet and Climate committee and we laid out the following dates for evening meetings.

November 30 - location TBD (...

November 30, 2017, 6:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

IC Red Week: Fire in the Blood Film Screening

We will be screening Fire in the Blood to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS relief. The movie will depict several people who fight back against pharmaceutical companies that block access to low-cost AIDS drugs. Pizza will be provided! An RVAP...

December 1, 2017, 12:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

A Mayor's Perspective Panel Discussion

Iowa City’s Mayor has invited the mayors of Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Madison, WI for a reflective panel discussion.

The topic “What Four Mayors have Learned over the Past Year” will bring together Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett,...

December 1, 2017, 8:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

SAPP Tabling at The Mirage

SAPP will have a table at The Mirage event this Friday at the IMU. The theme is Winter PRIDE, so feel free to dress up in anyway you see fit. Come visit us or help us talk about SAPP and what we do on campus that relates to the LGBTQIA+...

December 2, 2017, 8:00 pm

Iowa City, IA


Do you believe that everyone deserves a living wage of $15, quality healthcare, a healthy, sustainable environment and a good education? We can have that future if we stand together and fight for it. It’s time to#RiseUpIowa !


December 3, 2017, 4:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

ICSURJ Meeting

Join us for discussion about difficult family conversations on race as we head into the holidays. We will also share ideas and resources we have found helpful and highlight upcoming racial justice events in the area.

December 4, 2017, 7:30 pm

Iowa City, IA

Lean In Circle

The University of Iowa Student Government invites all students who identify as female to attend a monthly Lean In Circle meeting. Inspired by Sheryl Sandberg’s national bestseller “Lean In,” UISG's Lean In Circle aims to provide a space where...

December 12, 2017, 7:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Book Group

We will be discussing the section “Inner Work” pp 186-214 of Waking Up White. 

Recommended reading: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. A link to a PDF of this is at:

January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

LWVJC - Sunday Speaker Series

Dawn Williams discusses “Voter Registration Changes in Iowa’s Law”

Dawn Williams is the Director of Elections serving under the administration of Secretary of State Paul Pate. Prior to that, she served as Marshall County Auditor and...

January 23, 2018, 6:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

Stalking in the Cinema: a Discussion

Join RVAP at the Iowa City Public Library for Stalking Awareness Month! We will be taking a look at stalking portrayed in film and television, examining stalking behaviors, and discussing various options for bystander intervention. This is a...

February 18, 2018, 2:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

LWVJC - Sunday Speaker Series

Troy Willard presents “Iowa’s Bottle Bill”

Troy Willard is the owner/CEO of the Can Shed LLC, in Cedar Rapids, the largest redemption center in Iowa. The business celebrated its 20-year anniversary in April 2017 by serving the needs of...

March 18, 2018, 2:00 pm

Iowa City, IA

LWVJC - Sunday Speaker Series

Crissy Canganelli and Casey Cook examine “Housing in Johnson County”

Crissy Canganelli is the Executive Director of Shelter House since 1998. Her leadership has transformed the Shelter House from an organization offering a roof and a...