Dakota Rural Action Announces Support for Cannabis Measures

Dakota Rural Action Announces Support For Cannabis Measures   Recently the Dakota Rural Action Board of Directors voted to support Amendment A and Initiated Measure 26. IM-26 is a comprehensive cannabis medical access initiative. Amendment A is an adult-use cannabis … Continued

Contesting Parties Refuse Participation in Unsafe Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2020 Contact: Bruce Ellison, Counsel for DRA, belli4law@aol.com, (605) 348-1117 Rebecca Terk, DRA Senior Organizer, rebeccat@dakotarural.org, (605) 697-5204 x260 Contesting Parties Refuse Participation in Unsafe Hearing A contested case hearing on the Town of Buffalo’s … Continued

JOB OPPORTUNITY – SOUTH DAKOTA ORGANIZER

Dakota Rural Action (DRA) is seeking two individuals to join our team. The newly hired organizers will have the opportunity to work with staff and members of a fast growing grassroots organization working in South Dakota. DRA’s portfolio of work … Continued

DRA Stands With Tribes Defending Public Health, Tribal Sovereignty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2020 Contact: John Harter, DRA Board Chair, johnharter11@yahoo.com, (605) 840-9478 Rebecca Terk, DRA Senior Organizer, rebeccat@dakotarural.org, (605) 697-5204 x260 Dakota Rural Action Stands With Tribes in Defending Public Health, Tribal Sovereignty Last Friday, South Dakota … Continued

Navigating COVID-19 Relief for Farmers

Assistance from federal and state programs can make a difference for farmers in this crisis. Below is a guide to information on current relief programs related to COVID-19 & how they apply to farmers. Updated 5/4 ⇒Navigating COVID-19 Relief for … Continued

Homegrown Resiliency Survey

  Homegrown Resiliency Through Community Empowerment  In the middle of a pandemic, grassroots community members are coming together to build resiliency.  Homegrown Sioux Empire, the Sioux Falls area chapter of Dakota Rural Action that has been focusing on providing education, … Continued

SD Local Foods Network Listening Sessions

For Immediate Release: May 4, 2020 Media Contact: Dakota Rural Action, Eowyn Corral, eowync@dakotarural.org  South Dakota Local Foods Network South Dakota Local Foods Network Announces Upcoming Listening Session Opportunities The South Dakota Local Foods Network (Network) invites those interested in … Continued