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

WORC is a regional network of grassroots community organizations that include 12,200 members and 39 local chapters. WORC helps its member groups succeed by providing training and coordinating issue work.

Based in Billings, Montana, WORC has field offices in Montrose, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.