We produce a monthly newsletter named Common Sense II, after Thomas Paine’s letters during the Revolutionary War. It features discussions of the important topics of our time. The newsletter is distributed mainly by email and has national distribution. Subscription is free. Editor is Val Conner.
The Rights Project Committee is a sub-group of our Committee Against Corporate Power and wrote "An American Manifesto" accompanied with a recommended reading list. They also produced a power point presentation and video based on the document.
Mission Accomplished: Itasca Progressive Caucus prepared pertinent resolutions for DFLers to promote at their Precinct Caucuses held February 25, 2020. We also posted relevant background links for each resolution. Several were adopted into the 2020 MN State Platform.
We believe that that all citizens should have a right to complete healthcare, including dental, eye, and hearing care. We support the Minnesota Health Plan as proposed by Senator John Marty, and the local chapter of HCAMN.
Meetings are to be announced.
We promote activism in this local nonpartisan environmental organization that seeks to inspire action for positive change.
Meetings are on the third Saturday of each month, 2 pm, held at the Grand Rapids Public Library [tba covid19] Liaison is Vicki Andrews.
We support activism in this local nonpartisan organization as we combat wealthy inequality in our country. IWFA promotes solidarity among members and aims to improve the lives of working families. [mtgs on hold/covid 19]
Meetings are on the first Monday of each month, 6:30 pm, held at the Dutchroom, 702 NW 4th Street Grand Rapids. Liaison is Dave Alban.nt
We promote this "life empowering resource for the poor" that helps strengthen our communities amid wealth inequality in our country.
Special opportunities are regularly held plus weekly support meetings on Thursday nights. Location is 811 NE 4th St. Grand Rapids.
We endorse this organization that works to limit corporate power and amend the US Constitution to unequivocally state that inalienable rights belong to human beings only, and that money is not a form of protected free speech under the First Amendment and can be regulated in political campaigns.