Category Archives: Equal Rights

Iowa Construction Site Shut Down Over Racially Charged Incident

PVI received an anonymous report of a racially charged incident that took place at the Microsoft Data Center construction site in Cumming, Iowa. On Wednesday June 24th Microsoft’s Data Center Buildings 9 and 10 construction site in Cumming, Iowa was effectively shut down for 24 hours after a worker played racially charged music in building 9. A stand down officially

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Iowa CCI Issues Statement on Police Violence in Iowa City

June 4, 2020 Police violence in Iowa City contradicts Gov. Reynolds claim that ‘agitators’ causing ‘chaos’ are responsible for statewide unrestIowa CCI members demand a statewide executive order and new laws to de-militarize the police and ban racial profiling and pre-textual stops Iowa City, Iowa – Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (Iowa CCI) board member Paul Wittau of Iowa City released an organizational statement addressing the recent

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Video Surfaces of Suspicious Man Vandalizing Stores During Minneapolis Protest

Many protester tried to chase the man down to ask him who he was and why he was doing what he was doing but to no avail. Many believe it was his intention to escalate tensions to shift public favor away from the protesters calling for the arrest of four police officers who murdered George Floyd earlier in the week.

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Glasson Releases Statement on Fetal Heartbeat Legislation

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Cathy Glasson released the following statement Friday evening in response to Governor Reynolds signing the “Fetal Heartbeat Bill” : “Kim Reynolds rushed to roll back the clock on women’s health in Iowa by signing this dangerous, extreme, unconstitutional law today. Instead of standing up to the right wing of her party, Kim Reynolds put conservative politics ahead

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Women’s March Returns to Roar Even Louder in 2018

This weekend will mark the anniversary of the historic Women’s March of 2017. And they’re inviting everyone back to the Iowa State Capitol this Saturday, January 20th, starting at 11:30 AM, to roar even louder and let Kim Reynolds and company know their days in office are numbered. “We will be uniting again with other grassroots groups to celebrate the spirit of resistance,

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Call to Action: Break the Internet Before the FCC Does

Time is running out: The FCC will vote on Pai’s proposal on Dec. 14. Join the millions who have already spoken out against it. Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now When you go online you have certain expectations. You expect to be connected to whatever website you want. You expect that your cable or phone company isn’t messing with the data

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