Join us in protecting faith & freedom

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Our Mission

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa celebrates religious freedom by championing the rights of individuals, by promoting policies that protect both religion and democracy, and by empowering diverse voices to challenge extremism.

Celebrating Religious Freedom

Protecting Iowa’s rich diversity of religious expression; ensuring the influence of government and religious entities remain separate.

Creating a Welcoming State

Ensuring equality for all people in keeping with Iowa’s long heritage of leadership in civil rights.

Opinion: Religious freedom doesn't trump gay rights

An open letter to Bob Vander Plaats: You are human. I don't say that in a patronizing manner or to be snarky. I write it really as a reminder to myself to always treat you with dignity and to not dehumanize you. You are human, should be treated with dignity and be assured of all the rights afforded anyone in this country... (Click on the photo or title for full article.)

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Action Fund

A 501(c)(4) organization. Contributions to Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Action Fund are NOT tax-deductible.

Connie Ryan Terrell, Executive Director

Connie Ryan Terrell has led the statewide Interfaith Alliance of Iowa as its executive director since 2002.

Encouraging Committed Community Activism

Empowering each person to make a difference in the political process by providing educational and advocacy resources.