Issues Impacted by Voting

JCIC Voter Engagement Issue Brochures

The JCIC brochures are in Arabic, English, French, Lingala, Spanish, and Swahili.  Issues addressed include Affordable Housing, Education, Employment, Environment, Gun Sense, the 2022 proposed Constitutional Amendment related to Gun Protections, Health Care, and Immigration with a focus on voting engagement.

JCIC Voter Engagement Videos  

JCIC Video Archive containing videos in Arabic, English, French and Spanish produced in 2020.  Videos address Affordable Housing, Education, Employment, Environment, Health Care, and Immigration with a focus on voting engagement.

Gamaliel Action Network

The Gamaliel Action Network, of which the Johnson County Interfaith Coalition is an affiliate, empowers “ordinary people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social and economic dimensions affecting their lives.”

To sign up for Gamaliel’s monthly news and action update, please visit 

Gamaliel sources on the importance of voting:

League of Women Voters

Empowering Voters.  Defending Democracy.  The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonpartisangrassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We empower voters and defend democracy through advocacyeducation, and litigation, at the local, state, and national levels.

  • Visit for information on the League’s work on Voting Rights as well as other issues the League advocates.
  • Visit for information on the League of Women Voters in Iowa (LWVIA).  The LWVIA website details information on the League’s public policy priorities for Iowa.  
  • Visit for information on the League of Women Voters activities in Johnson County (LWVJC).  There is information on this site for events held by the LWVJC to promote an informed citizenry, including candidate forums, forums with Johnson County state legislators, and educational programs.

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

The Interfaith Alliance of Iowa is “the only statewide, progressive voice for people of faith and no faith protecting religious freedom, ensuring religion is not misused to discriminate, championing individual rights and uniting diverse voices to challenge extremism”. To view the Alliance’s newsletter, visit 

ACLU of Iowa

The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa “fights to advance civil liberties and uphold the Iowa and U.S. Constitutions.”

For the ACLU of Iowa’s work on voting rights, please visit 

Poor Peoples Campaign

The Poor People’s Campaign, a National Call for Moral Revival, is active in Iowa.  Please visit 

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