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Ronnie James

Administration & Mutual Aid

Indigenous

ronnie@greatplainsaction.org 

My Story

Ronnie James is an Indigenous activist and organizer in Des Moines, Iowa.

​He currently organizes with The Great Plains Action Society and Des Moines Mutual Aid, in addition to being a father and a pre-law student. He is involved in many Mutual Aid projects centered around food insecurity, racial and economic justice, and our houseless relatives. 

​He has many years of boots-on-the-ground grassroots organizing experience, all informed from an Indigenous and anti-capitalist perspective. Ronnie is pursuing a law degree to further these goals and believes that by having a law license he will be able to effectively protect the vulnerable and support the courageous.