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Iowa Caucus Training Webinar and Caucus Guide

Monday, December 9, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council, InfoNET and the Iowans with Disabilities in Action project are excited to announce a webinar training on how to prepare for the Iowa caucuses. This training is in conjunction with our newest publication, “Guide to Iowa Caucuses,” and will be held live online December 17, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. CST. The training is open to the public and is free to register.

The Iowa caucuses are fast approaching, and Iowans with Disabilities in Action has developed a training to provide an in-depth exploration of the “Guide to Iowa Caucuses” publication and help voters get ready for the Iowa caucuses. Iowa is the first state where the people get a chance to look the next president of the United States in the eyes and size him or her up. The issues we bring up during the caucus season are reported throughout the country. Iowans set the tone of the presidential debates and the issues that candidates talk about.

With more than 300,000 Iowans with disabilities, the potential for effective advocacy is limitless. But a group’s success depends on how active its members are. In other words, the more individuals are willing to do, the larger the impact of the whole group. Iowans with Disabilities in Action wants to help launch groups into action. We’ve prepared this Iowa caucus training webinar to explain the Iowa caucus process, answer some questions about the Iowa caucuses, introduce resources that are available through Iowans with Disabilities in Action and, above all, to motivate voters to get involved and stay involved.

The training will be led by Amy Campbell of the Advocacy Cooperative and Rik Shannon of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council. Both Rik and Amy are instrumental in the advocacy efforts of the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council and its projects.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about preparing for the Iowa caucuses and how to be their best advocate for themselves and others. This webinar will be recorded and available for viewing after the training.

For more information about the live webinar training on the Iowa caucuses and how to register, visit or email