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Past News and Events
2015 IC City Council Candidates:
Social and Economic Justice Questionnaire
The Center for Worker Justice, the Coalition for Racial Justice, and the Affordable Homes Coalition sent the following six questions to all 8 candidates in the 2015 Iowa City Council election. All but one candidate agreed to answer our questions. Their answers appear below, unedited other than to add the candidates’ photos and to separate the answers for each question so that readers can better compare the answers
2015 ICCSD Candidates: Coalition for Racial Justice Questionnaire
An email containing five questions was sent to all 13 candidates in the 2015 ICCSD election on August 19. We informed all candidates that the deadline for inclusion in this publication was August 28. The answers that we received are unedited other than to add the candidate’s photo and to format the answers to each question for our readers’ comparison. Thank you to the candidates who responded.
Racial Equity Report
Although the Equity Report is based on local issues, it can serve as a guidebook for leaders in other communities working toward promoting racial equity and fairness.
The challenges we face are common in communities across the nation.
Feel free to contact us if you’d like to learn more about how you can take action in your local community.
Moment of Mourning
The video below is a compilation from a public gathering in Iowa City about racial justice and equality.