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Adel, Iowa native who was an accomplished high school athlete in the 1970s.
Iowa activist involved in the peace movement as well energy conservation and environmental protection coalitions.
Founding member of the Intervention in Violence Against Women Project, activist and teacher from Cedar Rapids.
Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.
The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.
Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.
The league has been involved in various projects and studies throughout its history, reflecting changing political issues while maintaining a core concern for the community of Mount Vernon.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.
Filmmaker whose documentary, From One Place to Another: Emma Goldman Clinic Stories, explores the history of the Emma Goldman Clinic.
Scholar, writer and artist.
Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Scholar and translator whose work focused on Haitian intellectual Jean Price-Mars.
Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.
Jewish independent filmmaker raised in Des Moines, Iowa.
Award-winning actress of the stage and screen from Marshalltown, Iowa, who made her film debut in Woody Allen's Interior's.
Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).