Dakota Rural Action is part of a larger, regional network, called the Western Organization of Resource Councils, or WORC.

WORC helps facilitate and spark grassroots leadership and action. They define themselves as a “Regional network of state grassroots organizations working for change on the environment and family agriculture.” There are seven of these state grassroots organization under the WORC umbrella:

Dakota Rural Action
Dakota Resource Council
Idaho Rural Council
Northern Plains Resource Council
Oregon Rural Action
Powder River Basin Resource Council
Western Colorado Congress

For more information, check out their website at www.worc.org.