Iowa Unity Coalition will host a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum this Saturday

Gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear. Photo Tar Macias / Hola Iowa

The Iowa Unity Coalition will host a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the United Steelworkers Local 310, 125 NW Broadway, Des Moines. Doors for the event will open at 12:00 pm. Gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear will take part in the forum beginning at 2:00 PM. Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart will be a special guest speaker in the second half hour of the program.

“I’m excited to be part of a multicultural organization dedicated to bringing access to gubernatorial candidates to communities that are traditionally marginalized in the political arena.” said Luisita Dona McBurney, Treasurer for the Iowa Unity Coalition. 

“Our goal is to make sure we’re taking advantage of this opportunity to ask the questions our communities feel passionate about and spread the word to as many members as possible.” she added. 


The Iowa Unity Coalition is dedicated to building political power within Iowa’s diverse and underrepresented communities at every level of government. They are an independent nonpartisan political action committee that promotes building a more progressive Iowa. 

For more information contact Mitch Henry, Chair of the Iowa Unity Coalition at 515-865-4084 or email [email protected]

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