As the leading civil rights organization in our state, the ACLU of South Dakota believes in keeping the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.

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We Are Not Okay

If you are not Black and you’re asking yourself, “How can I help my Black friends, family members, and colleagues?”, here is a non-exhaustive list of what you can do today.

September 30, 2020

Remembering an Icon

Ginsburg’s work created ripple effects across the world, inspiring activists and action in the fight for gender relations far beyond the U.S. She was a world-wide icon for dignity, justice, and equality.

September 21, 2020

Be a Precinct Worker Like Bob

We spoke to folks in South Dakota who are passionate about being involved in local politics. Over the next few months, we’re highlighting their stories on our We the People blog series to show how everyone has the ability to change their community for the better.

September 16, 2020 Voting Rights LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Rights

The Bill of Rights Simplified

Sometimes jargon woven into our founding documents don't make much sense, so we simplified them for you. Take a look!

September 10, 2020