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 thriving economy. Access to affordable child care is essential for parents to return to the workforce and maintain quality employment. However, many communities across […]

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, […]

‘Housing is a Human Right’ topic of October Solidarity Saturday

October 7, 2021As submitted to Prairie Action ND The North Dakota Voices Network invites you to attend (Virtual) Solidarity Saturday on the October 8th at 10am. You can register for the virtual event here.  Solidarity Saturday is a space for North Dakotans to expand their knowledge, engage in conversation, and build community; all underscored by […]

Honoring Indian Boarding School Survivors in ND

September 30, 2021 ORANGE SHIRT DAY NORTH DAKOTA, A MEMORIAL WALK PLANNED FOR BISMARCKOne of several events around the country honoring The National Day of Remembrance for US Indian Boarding Schools on September 30.  BISMARCK, ND – In May 2021, 215 graves were uncovered at Kamloops Indian Boarding School in British Columbia, Canada. The bodies […]

Reproductive Right Rallies Across North Dakota

620 national events, including 3 in North Dakota, are scheduled for October 2nd to rally for abortion access and reproductive rights. Rally’s are planned in Fargo, Bismarck and Minot THIS Saturday. Join the fight to protect and preserve reproductive rights! Can’t make it to a rally? Anti-choice legislators in North Dakota are looking to copy […]

ND Organizations Urge Gov. Burgum to Invest in Child Care in Open Letter

An Open Letter to Governor Burgum Add your name here.  Dear Governor Burgum, Child care is a critical component of a thriving economy. Access to affordable child care is essential for parents to stay in the workforce. Many communities across North Dakota lack accessible and affordable child care to meet the demand for our state’s […]

ND Watchdog: Rash of School Board Recalls “Wasteful”​

August 4, 20201Shared from Public News Service: FARGO, N.D. — The people behind efforts to recall four Fargo School Board members have until August 25th to collect signatures. Ahead of that deadline, a statewide watchdog group sees the national movement to shake up local school boards as abusing the process. Mask mandates and communication issues were among […]