Video Release: Liberty and Justice for All

Learn & advocate on the DOJ Consent Decree & Report

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Now is a critical time to use your voice! Iowa has long witnessed and recognized the institutionalization of people with disabilities as a pattern of egregious behavior.

The Department of Justice investigation and consent decree of Iowa’s Resource Centers are just one step in moving Iowa away from institutions to community-based settings.

Iowa APSE will continue sharing resources throughout the year, including talking points and ongoing updates and information.

Resources and Links

Please keep this issue in mind in our communities, legislature, and the Dept. of Health and Human Services.

You can follow the efforts of groups such as:

Please reach out to Iowa APSE at with any questions!

Produced by Iowa APSE, January 2023.

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“Imprisonment and segregation can be made more comfortable, but they can never be made into freedom or participation.”

Burton Blatt, In and Out of Purgatory
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