federal stimulus for rural america

A COVID-19 Response for Rural America

As Congress shapes the latest round of COVID-19 response legislation, our government must invest funds in the future that America needs. We’ve worked with our members to build a recovery roadmap we’re calling, “A COVID-19 Response for a Resilient Rural America” … Continued

clean renewable energy

Winning A Clean Energy Recovery In The West

It’s time to demand a recovery for the west that provides more jobs, a safer grid, and cheaper prices for ratepayers. Transitioning to clean energy could be one of the most promising cornerstones of an economic recovery that benefits all … Continued

pesticide use in idaho

Lifting the Voices of Farmworkers through Community Organizing.

IORC’s new chapter, Visión 2C Resource Council, organizes farmworkers poisoned by pesticides. This story is part of the Homegrown Stories project and first appeared in the Western Organizing Review. More than 3 million migrant and seasonal farmworkers are estimated to harvest food in … Continued

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Northern Plains Wins Critical Keystone XL Lawsuit

Northern Plains-led lawsuit invalidates key water-crossing permits for KXL and other pipelines nationwide. After more than a decade of oppositions from tribes, landowners, farmers, and ranchers along the proposed route of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Montana and South Dakota, … Continued