Maggie Dunne’s Letter to the Editor in response to a May 4, 2015 front page article regarding youth suicides on the Pine Ridge Reservation was published in the NY Times (5/15). You can read a fuller response on our BLOG, which incorporates the words and poems of youth from Pine Ridge. Youth Board Vice Chair Summer Montileaux’s Letter to the Editor in response to a May 17, 2015 Op Ed on suicides and sexual abuse on Pine Ridge Reservation was also published in the NY Times (5/15).
The Ariane de Rothschild Foundation named Maggie Dunne a 2014 Fellow. The Fellowship develops a network of entrepreneurs and social leaders with a demonstrated interest in change and cross-cultural dialogue.Video Announcement. Fellows Announcement. (7/14)
An interview of Maggie Dunne and Jasmine Mans on LCE’s 2015 #WeAreHere Writing and Art Challenge and Summit (4/15); Interview of Youth Board Chair Keith Martinez on his path to earning a Truman Scholarship (6/15); Public Broadcast Radio interview of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams and Maggie Dunne about LCE’s 2014 VOICES OF THE LAND Writing & Art Challenge (4/14).
Youth Board Chair Named a TRUMAN Scholar! (4/15); Nobel Laureate Headlines at Lakota Children’s Enrichment’s Inaugural Fundraiser (9/14); Maggie Dunne and Keith Martinez Speak at the United Nations Global Youth Summit (8/14); Inaugural Fundraiser for LCE To Be Held In Greenwich, Drumroll for LCE’s upcoming event! (8/14)
LCE Youth Board Member Named Truman Scholar: Make Us Proud! (5/15)
WVOX Radio personality Cris Spinner Interviews Maggie Dunne about her work on Pine Ridge. (6/15)
TriDelta named Maggie Dunne a 2014 Woman of Achievement, at their National Convention in Indianapolis. TriDelta has featured Maggie and LCE previously: TriDelta Graduate Receives Prestigious Award. (6/13); Maggie Dunne is a Regional Finalist for a Stay Classy Award. (6/12)
In honor of International Women’s Day, Al Jazeera America spoke to our founder Maggie Dunne. “The Violence Against Women Act in Indian country is another act that falls short of protecting native communities,” Dunne told Al Jazeera. (3/14)
Maggie Dunne and Jasmine Mans speak to National Native News about the April 2015 Youth Summit in Rockyford for LCE’S #GYSD and #GenI Challenge.
Maggie Dunne speaks with The Daily Beast about daring to make a difference at a young age. Tackling Child Poverty On The Oglala Lakota Reservation. (9/13)
Maggie Dunne named Grand Prize Winner in Glamour’s 2012 Top Ten College Women Contest. She has been featured several times since. Maggie Dunne a Top 10 College Woman (5/12); 3 Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, All From Big-Time Difference Makers;(11/13); 5 Ways Partnerships Can Help You Make an Impact in the World (9/12); From the Editor-In-Chief, So Inspiring: What the Women In Glamour Do After You Put Down the Issue (8/12); Exclusive Instagram Pics on Location with Glamour’s Top 10 College Women 2012! (4/12)
Summer Montileaux wins Disney/ABC Award. Summer will receive a grant to implement more service projects in her community. (9/14)
Red Cloud Students and Alum Win “Voices of the Land” Writing Competition Interviews of Writing Challenge Grand Prize winners. (4/14)
Summer Montileaux wins a grant from Disney Friends For Change to Promote Nutrition on the Pine Ridge Reservation.(4/14)
Keith Martinez to represent South Dakota as a National Child Awareness Month Ambassador. Profile in Vliianova’s Student Newspaper. (12/13)
Maggie Dunne’s Talk at Colgate University results in a spontaneous $21,000 Donation from Venture Capitalists at Entrepreneur Weekend. Watch Maggie’s Talk. (4/13)
One good deed yields another as Maggie Dunne triples prize money with the help of Sir Richard Branson. Maggie Dunne ’13 triples support for nonprofit with CEO help. (8/12)
Article on LCE’s 2013 Writing Challenge; read Grand Prize winner Melissa Hernandez’s poem about Anna Mae Aquash, an activist whose body was found years after her murder on the Pine Ridge Reservation. (7/13)