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 2020 MMI gatherings.

March 9: Struggling to move up and out of poverty
March 2: Investing in affordable, high-quality child care
February 24: Threats to Women’s Reproductive Rights
February 17: Threats to Life, Liberty, and Pursuit of Happiness for the LGBTQ+ Community
February 10: We Can End Gun Violence
February 3:
No MMI (Iowa Caucuses!)
January 27: Protect Iowa Children. So Kids Can Be Kids.

List of sponsoring organizations:

AFSCME Iowa Council 61
American Association of University Women of Iowa (AAUW Iowa)
Child and Family Policy Center
Des Moines Faith Committee for Peace
Family Planning Council of Iowa
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Action Fund
Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans
Iowa Citizen Action Network
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault
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 Action
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa
Plymouth UCC Peace Committee (Des Moines)
Progress Iowa
Soaring Hearts Foundation
Walnut Hills United Methodist Church Social Justice Committee
Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, Des Moines Branch

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 2019 Iowa Legislative Session.

Click here for the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session.
Click here for the 2017 Iowa Legislative Session.
Click here
for the 2016 Iowa Legislative Session.
Click here for the 2015 Iowa Legislative Session.