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: State needs to try again on anti-bullying bill

Much was made of the Iowa Legislature failing to pass an anti-bullying bill during the recently concluded 2014 session. In a press statement, Gov. Terry Branstad used the issue as a political wedge and placed blame on the shoulders of others, stating, "Unfortunately, in the closing hours of the session, Iowa Senate Democrats blocked the measure to provide a safe and secure classroom." (Click on photo 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.