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No North Dakotan Should Have To Go Hungry Due to Bureaucratic Inefficiency

By: Amy Jacobson, Executive Director,
February 22nd, 2024 


Governor Burgum’s administration continues to fail to meet the needs of North Dakotans most vulnerable. There are deep concerns…

North Dakota Needs School Meals for All Children

By: Heather Tyulyandin of West Fargo, ND
February 8th, 2024 

I sincerely applaud the effort by Mandan Middle School students who fundraised to pay off…

🚨 Demand Rep. Nico Rios Resign from Office!🚨

Urgent Call to Action: Demand the Resignation of Representative Nico Rios from the North Dakota legislature! Sign the petition NOW!

On December 15th, Representative Rios (Republican, District 23-…

Disconnect Between ND Voters, Legislators

11.13.23 – The North Dakota News Cooperative report:  “North Dakota legislators are out of sync with their voters on the state’s strict abortion law and decidedly independent on…

Upholding Reproductive Rights: A Call to Action in North Dakota

June 18, 2023
By: Amy Jacobson
Executive Director, Prairie Action ND 

It has been one year since the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade, a…

North Dakota Supreme Court Says “Trigger” Ban is Likely Unconstitutional

State Supreme Court keeps the total abortion ban blocked

03.16.23 – Today, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that the state’s total abortion ban violates the state constitution…

21 Bills: ND Legislature Targets LGBTQ+ Community

January 27, 2023 

As you may have heard on the news or read in the paper, there is an active assault against LGBTQ+ folks in North Dakota. With legislative…

North Dakota Aims to be Queer Free by 2025

January 18, 2023 | Faye Seidler, LBGTQ+ Advocate and Activist

I’m a suicide prevention advocate that specializes in LGBTQ+ populations. While the legislative session may still introduce new…

Politicians shouldn’t be in control of our lives, we should!

January 12, 2023 | Amy Jacobson, Executive Director of Prairie Action ND

Anti-abortion politicians in North Dakota are trying to control our bodies and our lives, take away our…

A ‘Good Life’ is an Economy that Respects Working People

January 5, 2023 | Landis Larson, president of North Dakota AFL-CIO

After reading the Forum’s headline ” ‘Good Life’ campaign brings 9 new workers to ND in first…

Learn to Leverage our Collective Power!

January 3, 2023 

Grassroots activism is when ordinary people take actions meant to demonstrate public opinion or demands and spark political change. We invite you to join January’s Solidarity…

First Look at Transgender Youth Data for ND

November 14, 2022 | Faye Seidler, LBGTQ+ Advocate and Activist

North Dakota Youth Risk Behavior Survey data, for 2021, was released earlier this year and is the first time…

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