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LULAC denounces U.S. Rep. King’s hateful remarks, alerts Iowans to petition

Iowa’s 16 councils of the League of United Latin American Citizens today condemned U.S. Rep. Steve King, a Republican Congressman, for his continued racist remarks and hate speech directed toward minorities, immigrants and people ofContinue reading…

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The Documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans will be presented in West Liberty

Two West Liberty organizations will present the documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans on Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Strand Theatre, 111 E 3rd Street in West Liberty, IA. A panelContinue reading…

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Educator, Activist to Present The Anatomy of Prejudice March 24 at St. Ambrose University

DAVENPORT – Internationally known educator and renowned anti-racism activist Jane Elliott will present The Anatomy of Prejudice at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 24, in the St. Ambrose University Galvin Fine Arts Center’s Allaert Auditorium.Continue reading…

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Iowa group forms to raise money to provide bond, legal assistance to undocumented immigrants

DAVENPORT, IA – A new organization has been founded to help raise bail money for undocumented immigrants being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in eastern Iowa. The Immigration Advocacy Coalition of Iowa (IACI) hasContinue reading…

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State Rep. Tony McCombie to Host Traveling Office Hours at Moline Public Library

State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will be hosting traveling office hours at the Moline Public Library on March 13th. “Government works better when residents inform their elected leaders of issues affecting them,” said Rep. McCombie.Continue reading…

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University of Iowa librarian creator of the website “Migration is Beautiful” wins national award

Janet Weaver, assistant curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives at the University of Iowa, is the winner of the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Award forContinue reading…

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WQPT kicks off ‘Vibrant Neighborhoods’ initiative with community discussion

WQPT is embarking on a new community initiative made possible by a grant from Global Communities. Called Vibrant Neighborhoods, the 18-month initiative will include screenings and discussions, taped interviews with stakeholders in the Floreciente neighborhoodContinue reading…

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The State of Iowa Joins The National Movement “A Day Without Immigrants”

Immigrants and allies in the State of Iowa declare themselves on strike and rally to create awareness about anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation engulfing our nation and state. The movement is calling on the entire communityContinue reading…

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Tax Preparation Service (Individual, Partnership, and Corporation Returns)

Community CPA offers tax preparation services to both the local businesses and the residents of Davenport and surrounding cities. Special discounts are available at this time. Community CPA is a CPA firm with offices inContinue reading…

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LULAC Statement on New Executive Orders on Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

Today, President Trump signed two controversial executive orders regarding the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and penalties for sanctuary cities. The proposed wall would extend along the southern border and would costContinue reading…

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David Barajas Jr. Joins Greater Des Moines Partnership Board of Directors

Marshalltown Regional Partnership CEO, David Barajas Jr., was recently selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Artículo en Español The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic andContinue reading…

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East Moline Teachers will vote on an Intent to Strike on Monday

EAST MOLINE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE East Moline, IL January 20, 2017: After making every effort to settle a contract, the members of the East Moline Education Association were left with few options after bargainingContinue reading…

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“Today Ascentra is Making Sense of Tax Returns.”

If you’re getting a tax refund, careful planning could help improve your finances for the year. Here are some tips to help maximize your tax refund. Reduce debt – Use your refund to payoff creditContinue reading…

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When a Community Comes Together a Time of Trial Brings a Time of Triumph for Iowa Al Exito Students

By Jocelyn Frohwein Nina Garcia once said, “I think my Latino culture has equipped me with a different point of view than the rest of my counterparts, and seeing things from a different angle hasContinue reading…

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Saint Ambrose University is host to the first LULAC Collegiate Council in Iowa

By Dawn Neuses DAVENPORT, Iowa — A diverse group of students have created a community at St. Ambrose University, a place where they can excel and share their culture as members of the first LULACContinue reading…