AMOS works thanks to the support of our many volunteer leaders. We welcome you to join us in organizing for the common good. If you’re interested in learning how to get involvedneighborhood-walk in AMOS or how your institution can join the organization, please contact:

Liz Hall – Lead Organizer 515-619-6930
Sally Boeckholt – First Unitarian Church 515-770-9482

To learn more about any of the issue initiatives of AMOS, contact one of the team leads listed below and click buttons below to view our partner organization website for issue papers, research studies, book chapters and articles on our work in the community and to better understand the philosophy behind our approach.

Thanks for your interest!

Join an AMOS Issue Action Team:

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Juvenile Justice in Des Moines

Contact: Sheena Thomas, Plymouth United Church of Christ –

AMOS Let’s Talk School Mediation Project Contact: Harvey Harrison, First Unitarian Church of Des Moines –


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Affordable Housing in Ames

Contact: Jason Paull, First Christian Church of Ames –


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Mental Healthcare

Ames Contact: Sue Ann Peck, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames –

                  Ankeny Contact: Jan Brown, Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Parish –

                  Des Moines Contact: Teresa Bomhoff, NAMI of Greater Des Moines –


AMOS School Mediation Project Contact: Scarlett Lunning


Project IOWA in Story County

Contact: Dr. Jan Flora, Ames United Church of Christ –


Our Mailing Address:
3700 Cottage Grove
Des Moines 50311