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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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Not In Our Town Muscatine is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe inclusive communities for all

It seems as though last few months brought the worst out in people. It might be true, but not everyone gives in to the bad environment around them. Amidst of all the angry rhetoric andContinue reading…

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Columbus Junction Girls Basketball Varsity Team rises above Racist insults

The Columbus Junction Varsity girls basketball team traveled to Mediapolis for a game last Tuesday night. After the game the team found derogatory comments, racial in nature, written on a whiteboard in the Mediapolis lockerContinue reading…

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American Friends Service Committee Issues Press Release

Press Statement Press contact: Erica Johnson, AFSC Iowa Director (515)209-2733, ejohnson@afsc.org This week, President Donald Trump announced sweeping executive actions that would expand the border wall, cut federal funding to sanctuary cities and increase theContinue 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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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…

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Images from the 9th Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit in Ankeny, IA

Here are the images from the 9th Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit that was held Saturday November 19 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, IA. Over 800 people registered to the IES making it theContinue reading…

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Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” is a Ruse and a Pretext to Start Massive Deportations of Hardworking Families

On Sunday night’s “60 Minutes,” Donald Trump pledged to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, stating that we need to remove “the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers.”Continue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…

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Nally’s Kitchen fusion of different cuisines makes their food unique and unforgettable

One can say he grew up in the kitchen. When Nassr Muhammad was just a young boy in Mato Grosso, Brazil, he spent many hours watching and even helping his mother to make empanadas forContinue reading…

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Congressman Luis Gutierrez met with Iowa DREAMers

On Saturday September 24 U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez was in Des Moines campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Gutierrez met with more than 30 Iowa Latinos, including DREAMers (DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients), whoContinue reading…