There are a number of ways you can work with the ACLU of Iowa to further civil liberties in our state and nation.


The Action Team is a network of ACLU advocates and supporters dedicated to protecting the basic freedoms and liberties of every person in our state.

By signing up for the ACLU of Iowa Action Team, you are letting us know that you’re interested in getting involved with the ACLU’s work. There are many options for getting involved—you decide how, when, and what you want to do. Click here to learn more and join the team!

And if you're interested specifically in fighting for abortion rights in Iowa, please click here to find out how you can take action in your area to protect the quickly diminishing right of Iowans to control their bodies and their lives.


Grow your advocacy skills with the ACLU of Iowa’s advocacy resources! These resources will help you make your case with local, state, and national elected officials. We invite you to use these resources to advocate for improving the lives of Iowans, reducing inequities, and upholding civil rights and civil liberties across the state. Check out the resource library here.


Are you interested in learning more about the work of the ACLU? Do members of your group or organization want to learn more about a civil liberties or civil rights issue? Are you looking for an ACLU staff member to speak at your event? Click here to submit a speaker request.

What topics are available?

  • Issue education presentations (such as ACLU 101, criminal justice reform, reproductive justice, First Amendment issues)
  • Know Your Rights presentations (view topics here)
  • Advocacy workshops (lobby trainings, letter to the editor workshops, Iowa Legislature 101)


To request the ACLU of Iowa table at your community event, click here.

If you have any questions, please email