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Bans Off Our Bodies Rallies to be held across North Dakota

May 11, 2022

On Monday, May 2nd, Politico published a leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that explicitly overturns Roe…

No Longer Silenced by Fear. Exposing Open Secrets

April 25, 2022 | Amy Jacobson, Executive Director, Prairie Action ND

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, a designation to raise awareness of sexual assault and to…

Make Economic Security for all Families a National Priority

March 11, 2022 | Amy Jacobson, Executive Director, Prairie Action ND

Families are the basis of a thriving country and economy. When we address the economic insecurity that many…

Solidarity Saturday Kicks-off Spring Series

The 2022 Solidarity Saturdays Spring Series kicks off this month. Join us on February 12th at 10am CT.

February’s topic is ‘Freedom from Violence: exploring the intersection of…

Roe v Wade Hangs in the Balance

January 22, 2022 | By Dr. Erica Hofland, North Dakota Section of ACOG Chair, Dr. Ana Tobiasz, North Dakota Section of ACOG Vice-Chair, Tammi Kromenaker, Clinic Director, Red…

“Low Interest Loans to Pay for Child Care” are Not the Answer

January 9, 2022 | By Melissa Gjellstad, Grand Forks, ND

The Grand Forks Herald Editorial board is right, we need to figure out a way to make child care…

‘Toxic’ Environment Causes Two ND Women Legislators to Retire

By Amy Jacobson, executive director of Prairie Action ND | Nov. 26, 2021

It’s true: Elected leadership that reflects the population of our state is critical to policymaking that…

Working Families Relying on Congress to Fix Child Care Crisis and Pass Build Back Better

By Landis Larson, president North Dakota AFL-CIO | Nov. 21, 2021

This special session was a missed opportunity to focus on what North Dakota working families need, with attention…

Investments in Child Care in Build Back Better a Giant Leap Forward for North Dakota’s Working Families

For Immediate Release: Oct. 29, 2021

FARGO, ND – Yesterday the Biden Administration released the Build Back Better framework to grow the U.S. economy and to spur recovery for…

Lack of Child Care in Rural Communities is Hurting Children in Need of Foster Homes

By: Lindsey Wilkinson
October 16, 2021

I am a mom and a union steelworker building Bobcats in southeast North Dakota, where my husband, Will, also…

ND Kids Count: We Must Address the Child Care Crisis

October 15, 2021

ND Kids Count is making recommendations to the North Dakota Legislature to address the Child Care crisis in the state. “Child care is a critical component of a…

Planned Parenthood in ND Awarded Sex Education Grant

October 14, 2021

FARGO, ND – Effective and reliable sex education will continue in North Dakota. The U.S. Department of HHS has awarded Planned Parenthood North Central States a $250,000 annual…

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