Moral Mondays IOWA

Moral Mondays IOWA Mission:

To highlight the moral progress at work in the Iowa legislature by discussing legislation that spans a range of progressive issues working for the advancement of Iowa values like equality, fairness, and justice.

Moral Mondays IOWA is a collaborative project designed to highlight the progress at work in the Iowa legislature. A coalition of over 25 progressive Iowa organizations, MMI proactively supports the moral good sought through policies that span a range of progressive issues and works for the advancement of Iowa values like equality, fairness, and justice.

Every Monday, Noon-12:45 pm, Room 304 at the Iowa Capitol
From the ground floor, go past the cafeteria in the north hallway. Take the elevator at the far end of the hallway to the third floor behind the House Chambers.



Click on the topic below to see the issue flyer. Below each flyer are the handouts (if any) distributed at the 2017 Monday gatherings.

April 17: The Budget: Assessing the Harm to Iowans
April 10: **no Moral Mondays IOWA this week**
April 3: Dead or Alive?
March 27:
Whose Right is it Anyway?
March 20:
Causing Injury to Workers’ Compensation
March 13: The real story of Iowa’s budget shortfall
March 6: 
Will your vote count? Efforts to suppress the vote in Iowa
February 27: Threats to Quality Public Education: ESAs, STOs, and more
February 20:
**no Moral Mondays IOWA this week**
February 13:
 Kansas’ Cautionary Tax Tale: A Model of What Not To Do
January 30:
Chapter 20: Protecting Iowa’s Collective Bargaining law
January 23: Women’s Reproductive Healthcare: Standing together and fighting back


List of sponsoring organizations:

AFSCME Iowa Council 61
American Association of University Women, Iowa Branch
Des Moines Faith Committee for Peace
Every Child Counts
Family Planning Council of Iowa
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Action Fund
Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans
Iowa Behavioral Health Association
Iowa Citizen Action Network
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Iowa Conference, United Church of Christ (Board of Directors & staff)
Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church Legislative Advocacy Team
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance
Iowa Safe Schools
Iowa State Education Association
Iowa Unitarian Universalist Witness/Advocacy Network
Iowans for Gun Safety
League of Women Voters of Iowa
Methodist Federation for Social Action
National Association of Social Workers, Iowa Chapter
One Iowa
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Plymouth UCC Peace Committee (Des Moines)
Progress Iowa
Soaring Hearts Foundation
Walnut Hills United Methodist Church Social Justice Committee

Please note: The listing of an organizational name does not infer support or opposition to any particular issue or bill but is simply an indicator of the organization’s support of the broader mission of the Moral Mondays IOWA coalition.


Click here to view the topics highlighted during the 2016 Iowa Legislative Session.
Click here to view the topics highlighted during the 2015 Iowa Legislative Session.