Students still have a voice in how they are treated by school and law enforcement officials.
Volunteer, attend an event, and make your voice heard
Ultimately, a smarter criminal justice system is up to South Dakota’s voters, policymakers, communities, and criminal justice advocates as they move forward with the urgent work of ending the state’s obsession with mass incarceration.
I grew up on the West Coast where being gay was no big deal. The thought of going back into the closet was always on my mind, but to my surprise, I haven’t had any issues here. In fact, I’ve found a place filled with love and support, full of allies for the LGBTQ community.