The end of the COVID-19 pandemic designations is a cause for reflection. For many communities, that includes looking back on what they’ve learned during the unique struggle and preparing their community for the future.
Native American students in the K-12 public school system in South Dakota have trailed their white peers in every academic metric for generations, and recent attempts to allow for Native-focused charter schools have failed.
The homeless population is growing in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. Non-profit organizations in Sioux Falls continue to work together to try to end the cycle of homelessness and care for the community. Lately, they’ve seen a growing need for hygiene products and meals.