grassroots organizing for the future


Act Now: Submit Comments

Dakota Access Pipeline: Submit your comments on the environmental assessment. Deadline is January 18th. Comments can be emailed to   An environmental assessment (EA) has been prepared to evaluate potential environmental impacts from construction and operation of a crude oil pipeline across privately owned lands encumbered by wetland easements managed by the U.S. Fish […]



Homegrown Sioux Empire

Builds strong networks which embrace a culture of interdependent self-sufficiency Creates channels for local resource sharing Promotes, educates, and advocates for sustainable urbanization and ecological economics throughout Sioux Falls and the surrounding areas. As a chapter of Dakota Rural Action, Homegrown Sioux Falls shares DRA’s grassroots and community based origins. We believe that reviving our land based heritage and […]



2016 Legislative Session

LEGISLATURE 2016: YOUR DEMOCRACY. USE IT. Stay up to date: visit our legislative website, ENERGY, AG, AND EMINENT DOMAIN: A primer on our legislative priorities in 2016 ISSUE #1: FAIR PAYMENT AND TRANSPARENCY IN HOW UTILITIES COMPENSATE SOUTH DAKOTANS FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION For several years now we have been working to reform how South […]