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LGBTQ Day on the Hill

  • Iowa State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA, 50319 United States (map)

Rally at the Capitol. Talk to your legislators. Fight for LGBTQ Iowans.


9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Registration and Material Pick-Up at the State of Iowa Historical Building

Confirmed training speakers:
-Keenan Crow, One Iowa Action director of policy and advocacy
-Lindsey Clark, Human Rights Campaign senior regional field organizer

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: "Talking to Your Legislator" Training

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: March to the Capitol and Lunch (available for $10)

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Rally in the Capitol Rotunda

Confirmed rally speakers:
-Representative Liz Bennett, first out LGBTQ woman in the Iowa Legislature, represents House District 65
-Iowa State Representative Ras Smith, represents House District 62
-Cecilia Martinez, One Iowa Action board member
-Aime Wichtendahl, Iowa's first out transgender elected official, Hiawatha City Council member
-Sophia Stone, Transformations Iowa president, One Iowa Action board member
-Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel, One Iowa Action executive director

1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Meetings with Legislators

Earlier Event: February 23
Annual Soup Supper Fundraiser
Later Event: February 28
February Central Committee Meeting