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Beyond Roe: Shaken, Not Deterred  

As we face another year without Roe, supporters—like you—continue to be the backbone of Planned Parenthood. Our coalition of supporters, donors, and partners across the state continue to step up and commit to preserve access to safe, legal abortion care.  

Join us to gather in community and demonstrate your support of reproductive freedom. While abortion remains legal in Iowa for now, your support of this year’s Beyond Roe: Shaken, Not Deterred is critical in the fight to defend and expand reproductive freedom in our state.  

This year, we will be coming together in both Des Moines and in Cedar Rapids. Please be sure to select which location you plan to attend. If you would like to attend both events, you will need to purchase multiple tickets.  

Beyond Roe: Shaken, Not Deterred

Thursday, January 25, 2024
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Iowa Taproom
215 E Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Friday, January 26, 2024
6:00-8:00 p.m. 
1028 Third Street SE, Unit 2
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

6:00 p.m. Reception  
7:00 p.m. Program 

Iowa Taproom is ADA accessible and has accessible parking available nearby. The reception will be primarily standing room with limited seating available.  

RAYGUN Cedar Rapids is ADA accessible and has accessible parking available nearby. The reception will be primarily standing room with limited seating available and will take place on the second floor, which is accessible by elevator.  

If you or your guest(s) have any additional accommodation needs, please provide the information when completing your registration and we will be happy to provide assistance. 

Please register by Friday, January 19. 

Join us!

Your generosity at Beyond Roe: Shaken, Not Deterred supports the legislative fights ahead, funds outreach across the state, and helps engage local champions to shape policy that supports reproductive freedom.  

Purchase your ticket now

Featured Speaker

Representative Jennifer Konfrst represents Windsor Heights, Clive and West Des Moines in the Iowa House. She is the House Democratic Leader and is focused on bringing balance back to the legislature. While not at the Capitol, Rep. Konfrst is a professor of strategic political communications at Drake University. Rep. Konfrst resides in Windsor Heights with her husband of 26 years, Lee, and has two grown children, Ellie and James.

Special Guest in Des Moines: Senate Minority Leader Pam Jochum

Pam Jochum was elected to the Iowa House in 1992 and the Iowa Senate in 2008. She represents Senate District 36, encompassing the city of Dubuque and portions of Dubuque County. Senator Jochum serves as Iowa Senate Democratic Leader and has a long history of advocating for reproductive freedom during her tenure as an elected official.

Pam Jochum Headshot

Special Guest in Cedar Rapids: Senator Liz Bennett

Liz Bennett was elected to her first term in the Iowa Senate in 2022 after serving four terms in the Iowa House. She represents Senate District 39 which includes most of Cedar Rapids as well as College Township. Liz has been a critical champion for reproductive freedom in the Iowa Legislature, even earning the Judy Rutledge Legislative Courage Award from Planned Parenthood.

Liz Bennett headshot

Individual Ticket | $30

Includes invitation for one.

If you are unable to attend Beyond Roe and would like to help elect candidates who will continue the fight for reproductive freedom in Iowa, you can make a donation to PPAI PAC here.   

We expect all attendees, supporters, staff, volunteers, speakers, sponsors, and others to adhere to the Planned Parenthood Event Code of Conduct. If your behavior is deemed disruptive, you will be asked to leave the event.   


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