Take Action, Learn to Protect Immigrants’ Rights at the Iowa State Capitol  

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Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice (Iowa MMJ) will host its annual Advocacy Day during the Iowa Legislative Session. This training is an opportunity for community members to learn to use their voice to advocate for bills that can turn into law and build skills to benefit the lives of immigrants and refugees in Iowa. Participants will learn from other community leaders and receive hands-on support as they practice creating real positive change in our state. Trainings will include “How a bill becomes law”, Iowa Legislature Overview” and “How to Advocate”. For more information and to sign-up, contact our Advocacy team. Join the movement for a more welcoming and inclusive Iowa! 

When: Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, 7:30am-2pm 

Where:  

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  • 7:30am- 10:00am: Wesley United Methodist Church (800 E. 12th St. Des Moines, IA 50316) 
  • 10:30am – 2:00pm: Iowa State Capitol (1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319) 

Who: Community members, Iowa MMJ clients and partners, immigrants and refugees, immigrants’ rights advocates.  

How: Contact Iowa MMJ Community Organizers (Listed above) by emailing [email protected] or RSVP Here and follow us on Facebook for event updates. 

Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice (Iowa MMJ) is a statewide membership-based advocacy and legal service organization driven and led by immigrant and refugee voices and united with allies whose mission is to build a movement for justice led by immigrants and refugees in Iowa by providing high-quality legal services and community empowerment through organizing. 

 

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