Regenerative Community: Community House

Thunder Valley CDC

Funding Received: 2016
Porcupine, SD
$500,000
Funding Period: 2 years

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation will deploy Lakota culture by design and architecture to address the negative health effects of unemployment and poverty on the Pine Ridge Reservation in Porcupine, SD through the creation of a community house. This cultural center will provide spaces for youth to connect socially, culturally, and artistically that will promote overall community well-being and programmatically support their housing developments.

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

press
May 8, 2018
Nick Tilsen is the founding Executive Director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation and is now helping build the NDN Collective. Read More
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Dec 4, 2017
Thunder Valley CDC is very happy to announce that we have been awarded the Bush Prize for Community Innovation! We are one of seven organizations... Read More
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Following quickly on the heels of our Public Safety Working Group in Oakland last month, today ArtPlace is joined by The Kresge Foundation and Enterprise...Read more
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ArtPlace Funded project Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation deploy Lakota culture by design and architecture to address the negative health effects of unemployment and poverty...Read more
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In what types of community-based efforts is artistic and cultural expression contributing to food and agricultural outcomes? Our recent working group delved into a draft...Read more