Prairie Action ND Board Applications are OPEN NOW!

Calling all news nerds, policy wonks, bleeding hearts, and rabble-rousers! Prairie Action ND Board Applications are OPEN NOW. Prairie Action ND is seeking new board members to guide its mission and development. Board members are strategic leaders who shore-up and carry forward our mission to execute high impact media and communications strategies that drive progressive […]

Day of Action: Support Worker & Reproductive Rights

Are you looking for a way to fight for reproductive freedom now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned? The most powerful way you can ensure Minnesota continues to protect abortion access for our region is to talk to voters! North Dakotans, you are needed too!! Abortion access is ON THE BALLOT. People from across […]

2022 State Legislative Endorsements

Prairie Action ND is proud to endorse the following candidates for the North Dakota state legislature. These candidates support policies to build an economy that respects working people—with quality jobs and education, affordable healthcare and childcare—so people can work, take care of their families, and contribute to their communities. These support reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights […]

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 v. Wade. This is an unprecedented leak from the court that, if true, would reverse nearly 50 years of precedent and explicitly end federal constitutional protections for abortion. North […]

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 break this cycle of violence. According to the ND Council on Abused Women’s Services (NDCAWS), “Sexual violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse is any type of […]

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 families face and ensure that everyone with young children can afford the basic necessities of food, healthcare, housing, child care and transportation, we are creating conditions […]

‘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 is responsive and beneficial to the lived experiences of our diverse communities. Recently, we’ve seen quite a loss of women in elected office. This is concerning […]

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 grant to implement age-appropriate, evidence-based sex education in North Dakota. The Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) grant period is for 3 years: September 30, […]