We the People: Blog

The ACLU of South Dakota works in communities, legislatures, and courts to preserve the rights and liberties enshrined by state and federal constitutions. 

We the People is a blog series that features the stories of members, supporters, volunteers, and allies of the American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota. Together we are accomplishing critical work in our state to protect and advance civil liberties across the midwest and beyond. 

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We the People: Alison Uecker

A dedicated nationwide ACLU volunteer living in Sioux Falls, Alison jumps on our We the People blog today to share about college in Nebraska, her passion for smart justice, and why she thinks more people should give their time to causes they care about.

February 12, 2020

We the People: Nancy Jorgensen

Mother, grandmother, wife, and lifelong South Dakotan. Nancy joins us on our We the People blog to share ways people can express their passion and get involved in their community today.

September 25, 2019

We the People: Oliver Dickman

Oliver Dickman could be described as an “accidental advocate.” As a senior in high school, Oliver spends his days studying, getting involved with his school’s theater program, hanging out with friends and working.

March 6, 2019 LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Rights

We the People: Anne Weyer (Blankley)

Anne Weyer (Blankley) is an arts and culture aficionado. She has a passion for fundraising, community activism, and rabbits named Napoleon.

February 5, 2019