Join Iowa Abortion Rights Events!

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Dozens of groups and countless activists across the state are coming together to organize rallies and protests in support of Roe v. Wade and every Iowans’ right to comprehensive healthcare. Progress Iowa will be keeping a running list of upcoming events as we all work together to productive reproductive rights in Iowa and across the country. If you’d like to add an event to this list, please email


Abort the State Protest

  • Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 pm
  • Cowles Commons, 221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 
  • (wear black, wear a mask)
  • Organized by: Des Moines Black Liberation Movement


Progress Iowa’s Power Hour with Sen. Liz Mathis and reporter Ty Rushing

MMIR Day Rally for Reproductive Justice

  • Thursday, May 5 at 6pm
    700 Robert D Day Dr, Des Moines, IA
    • Organized by:
    • – Iowa Coalition for Collective Change
    • – Great Plains Action Society
    • – The Disability Caucus of the Iowa Democratic Party
    • – Iowa CCI
    • – Des Moines BLM
    • – Sierra Club Beyond Coal
    • – Deaf Dome
    • – The Progressive Caucus of the Iowa Democratic Party
    • – Iowa Abortion Access Fund
    • – One Iowa


Rally in Davenport on May 7th

Pro Choice Voters Rally

  • Saturday, May 7, 10 AM
  • Outside Sen Grassley’s office, 531 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA
  • Organized by: Americans for Democratic Action Iowa

Rally for Repro Rights

  • Saturday, May 7, 3:00 PM
  • Iowa State Capitol – West Terrace
  • Sponsors:
    • Great Plains Action Society
    • Interfaith Alliance of Iowa
    • Iowa Abortion Access Fund
    • Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    • Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault
    • Iowa Coalition for Collective Change
    • League of Women Voters of Iowa
    • One Iowa
    • Planned Parenthood of North Central States
    • Progress Iowa

MAY 13

Join Planned Parenthood North Central States for a storytelling event, Empower Hour, in West Des Moines, Iowa City, and Davenport on May 13th

MAY 14

Join Planned Parenthood North Central States for Shine, central Iowa’s fundraising annual event

MAY 15

Defend Roe: Des Moines

  • Sunday, May 15 at 2pm
  • 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
  • Organized by: Pro Choice with Heart (All organizers are volunteers. This is a grass roots, unfunded volunteer lead social justice event.)

MAY 18 

Join the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa’s LTE Warrior Workshop on May 18th