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Posted by Letters | Oct 23, 2017

Iowa City should reelect Susan Mims for city council. Susan has been a tireless advocate for progressive policies focused on environmental sustainability and empowering Iowa City’s most vulnerable residents.

Posted by Letters | Oct 20, 2017

Service. Dedication. Integrity. All of these words describe Susan Mims and her two decades of work on behalf of our community.

Posted by Letters | Oct 18, 2017

As a young native Iowan, it is exciting to see a young person such as Ryan Hall, a non-traditional University of Iowa student, running for our city council. So often,...

Posted by Letters | Oct 18, 2017

I write you today to announce my support for Mazahir Salih for Iowa City Council At-Large. Mazahir Salih's commitment to justice for working class people is inspiring.

Posted by Letters | Oct 18, 2017

I am writing in support of Ryan Hall’s run for City Council in Iowa City and encourage everyone to vote for him on Nov. 7.

Posted by Letters | Oct 17, 2017

A number of community members have written to Little Village in support of Meghann Foster, who is running for the Coralville City Council. Here is a collection of their letters...

Posted by Letters | Oct 17, 2017

The Notorious RBG reminds us all how to effect lasting change. When asked what advice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had for young women today, she answered with: “Fight for the things...

Posted by Letters | Oct 6, 2017

Columbus Day should be replaced so that Americans might finally reckon with their tragic past.

Posted by Letters | Oct 3, 2017

At your very first school board meeting, you voted to approve a laundry list of school construction expenses. One of them was $28,000 to pay for balancing and conditioning mechanical...

Posted by Letters | Sep 19, 2017

The 2017 legislative session brought sweeping changes with the passage of what some have called the most comprehensive pro-gun bill in Iowa’s history. Although a number of these changes are...

Posted by Letters | Sep 7, 2017

Little Village has received many letters about the Iowa City school district bond question that will be on the Sept. 12 ballot. Here is a compilation of the letters we...

Posted by Letters | Sep 5, 2017

After Netflix released '13 Reasons Why,' the show instantly produced record internet buzz -- over 11 million Twitter mentions in the first month after its release. Increasing the visibility of...

Posted by Letters | Aug 15, 2017

The midway is cleared and still. The ice cream is gone. The barns and buildings are closed. It was another great year for the Johnson County Fair. And so it...

Posted by Letters | Aug 1, 2017

If you follow voting numbers, you’ll see that people come out in the largest numbers for presidential elections. The next largest group of voters come out every couple years for...

Posted by Letters | Jul 19, 2017

The Hawkeyes take the field at Kinnick Stadium. Thursday, Sept 29, 2016. -- photo by Zak Neumann By Sean Welsh My name is Sean Welsh and I'm an offensive lineman...

Posted by Letters | Jul 11, 2017

Seven hundred-fifty polluted waterbodies. No collective bargaining. Fewer mental health clinics. Poverty wages. Tax breaks for big corporations while our communities struggle. Something isn’t working. It’s time to do politics...