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See how Inclusive Ames is working to improve racial disparities in Ames schools


City Hall, Ames Iowa

Inclusive Ames, a local community action organization, has been taking swift and effective strides to address racial disparities in Ames Schools. From the Ames Tribune on Mon Feb 27: The academic disparity between minority and white students dominated the first hour of Monday’s Ames school board meeting with members of the community, led by Inclusive … Continue reading See how Inclusive Ames is working to improve racial disparities in Ames schools

Support our Muslim and refugee neighbors


Join the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, Interfaith Round Table of Wastenaw County, and Ames Progressive Alliance in standing up for our Muslim and refugee brothers and sisters. How can I help? Show your support of our Muslim and refugee neighbors by posting a sign in your yard or business. Order one here.

March for Science – Apr 22


The March for Science is officially scheduled for April 22, 2017 in Washington DC. Satellite marches are being organized across the country including in Des Moines Iowa. About the March (from https://www.marchforscience.com/ ) The March for Science is a celebration of our passion for science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. … Continue reading March for Science – Apr 22

Progressive Pints on Literacy


September 15, 2016 — Our second Progressive Pints night was focused on literacy challenges in our community. Several parents shared their personal stories, including Helen Blitvich of Decoding Dyslexia Iowa who has been a great advocate for students with dyslexia in our district. We also heard an update from Ames School Board member Alisa Frandsen on the Literacy Plan … Continue reading Progressive Pints on Literacy