Take Action: Urge Iowa Senator Grassley to Get the JJDPA Done

June 28, 2018

Iowans, take a moment to thank Senator Grassley for his leadership on youth justice, and urge him to use his leadership to get the JJDPA done now!We’ve got everything you need to take two critical actions.

Act 4 JJ has a great one-page activation guide you can share with your Iowa networks.


If you are from or living in Iowa, please call Sen. Grassley and share the following message.

  • Des Moines Office: 515-288-1145 
  • Washington, DC, Office: 202-224-3744

Call script: As your constituent, I want Senator Grassley to know that the JJDPA matters to Iowa. I appreciate the Senator's longstanding leadership on youth justice - we need him to use his influence to get this bipartisan reauthorization over the finish line now. It's long past time to get this done. Iowa relies on funding for community alternatives in our rural areas. Our kids can't wait another day.

Use this one-click system to reach out to the right staffer and set up a local meeting during the July or August recess. You can find talking points in this Act4JJ Iowa JJDPA Funding Fact Sheet (it’s from fiscal year 2014, but still accurate).