Americans for Democratic Action Iowa

Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) is one of America's oldest and most experienced independent liberal lobbying organizations. Founded in the spirit of the New Deal by Eleanor Roosevelt, renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith, and former Senator and Vice President Hubert Humphrey we lobby for progressive causes from marriage equality to health care. 

10 protests

January 14, 2018, 2:00 pm

Waterloo, IA

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

The public is invited to join Americans for Democratic Action Iowa for a gubernatorial candidate forum at the Waterloo Center for the Arts at 2pm on Sunday January 14th. Candidates will be giving opening and closing statements, but...

December 31, 2017, 5:00 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

Nobody Is Above The Law

If Trump fires special prosecutor Robert Mueller Americans for Democratic Action Iowa and Indivisible Iowa SD 30/31 & HD 59, 60, 61, 62 will hold an emergency rally at 5pm the following day outside of Rep. Rod Blum's Cedar Falls...

December 9, 2017, 11:00 am

Cedar Falls, IA

Net Neutrality protest: Cedar Falls Verizon store

Join Americans for Democratic Action Iowa and Indivisible Iowa SD 30/31 & HD 59, 60, 61, 62 for a rally to save Net Neutrality. Saturday, December 9th  11am-Noon Outside of the Cedar Falls Verizon Store 5925...

November 28, 2017, 12:00 pm

Waterloo, IA

Stop the GOP Tax Scam, Grassley Office Visit

We need to stop the GOP Tax scam. It is an unprecedented transfer of wealth to our nations wealthiest individuals and corporations. Unfortunately with help from folks like Congressman Rod Blum, who only cares about himself and his rich...

October 18, 2017, 6:30 pm

Waterloo, IA

Waterloo 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...

May 1, 2017, 4:00 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

Immigrants & Workers Solidarity May Day Rally

Join us for an immigration solidarity rally as we demonstrate that the Cedar Valley is an open and welcoming community. Stand in solidarity as we oppose the border wall, revamped travel ban, and the ramping-up of ICE raids. 

April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

March for Science, Jobs, Health, & Equality

Americans for Democratic Action will be organizing a March for Science, Jobs, Health, & Equality to coincide with the National March for Science taking place in Washington D.C on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd. 

April 15, 2017, 12:00 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

Tax March Waterloo

Details to follow...

April 15, we march!

1. Minorities are unfairly targeted by federal tax codes and typically pay a higher rate of taxes. We will not tolerate attacks of any kind against minorities in Iowa. 2. Donald Trump...

March 25, 2017, 2:00 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

Save & Improve Health Care Rally

The verdict is in, tens of millions of people will lose their coverage under #TrumpCare. Congressman Rod Blum may be opposed to this latest disastrous bill, but that's not enough. We call on him to lower cost and improve coverage...

February 5, 2017, 2:30 pm

Cedar Falls, IA

No Muslim Ban-No Wall Rally

Join us as we stand together in solidarity to oppose the ban on Muslim immigrants, the building of the boarder wall, and the denial of safe harbor to Syrian refugees.