LCE’s Youth Summit: The First Two Videos

In August 2013,  we hosted our first Game Changers Youth Summit, featuring inspirational members of the Pine Ridge community. Our Youth Advisory Board helped us run the event, where local role models and celebrities urged youth from Pine Ridge to follow their dreams, stay positive, move forward and give back after they go forward. We […]

Profile From Pine Ridge: Sunny Clifford, Feminist

by Cindy Dunne and Nora Steinman Sunny Clifford, a 27-year old Oglala Lakota feminist from the Pine Ridge Reservation, was thrust into the national spotlight as a result of her activism on behalf of women living on rural American Indian reservations. Sunny was part of a coalition of reproductive health activists working to bring Plan […]

A Profile From Pine Ridge: Keith Martinez

From Pine Ridge Reservation in SD to Scarsdale, NY onto Villanova University as a Presidential Scholar and a Gates Millennium Scholar by Maggie Dunne and Cindy Dunne One afternoon three years ago, Keith Martinez was called to the front office of the Little Wound High School in Kyle, South Dakota, and an administrator asked him […]