Region / South Dakota

South Dakota

In this region, we are committed to working with our members and partners to increase equity by advocating with the people who work and live here. Through skill-building opportunities, networking events, and leadership development support, we guide you towards achieving the impact you want to make in South Dakota through your work in policy, advocacy, community organizing, or as an elected leader.

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South Dakota LEE Members


Members serving as current/former elected leaders


Members working as senior policy, advocacy & organizing leaders

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Nora Antoine, Sicangu Lakota/PhD (she/her/winyan)

Nora is the Director of Regional Impact for South Dakota. As a member of a tiospaye (large family), Nora works in service of her Lakota community and region towards equity. Nora knows that affirming Native identity is a critical component in educational equity and is a mechanism to strengthen educational outcomes for all students. From a broader perspective she supports and utilizing her regional connections and relationships to support members throughout the state.

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Organizing Alliance

Get Involved with 4Rosebud

4Rosebud addresses inequity by working for and alongside community & educational leaders, students and families to change and strengthen policies for students and their families. 4Rosebud’s issues include strengthening Lakota language, history & culture, parent engagement, mental health support in schools, voter engagement, and Tribal & overall civic education.

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