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We've Been Published Twice in the NY Times! 

  • Maggie Dunne's 
    was published May 11, 2015 (online and print), in response to a front page article on a suicide cluster among the youth of Pine Ridge Reservation.
  • Youth Board Vice Chair Summer Montileaux's Letter to the Editor of the NY Times was published May 29, 2015 (online) and May 31 (print) in response to an Op Ed about sexual abuse on the Reservation. Summer's Letter was one of six of over 1300 High School letters chosen for publication in print in a High School Letter competition.
You can also read a more comprehensive response --  what youth on Pine Ridge Reservation have to say about suicides, struggles and culture, In Their Own Words.

Your Guide to the 2015 Writing & Art Challenge Winning Entries! 
Some of the Award Winners with Jasmine Mans, Writing Judge

Don't miss the award winning words and art of talented youth from the Pine Ridge Reservation. The theme this year was #WeAreHere and youth were challenged to write about what they are willing to #StandUP for.  And their works... are inspirational!

With your continuing support the future is full of wonderful possibilities!

Your Cheat-Sheets to Staying Updated With LCE and National News!
Meet the New Summer Interns!
LCE Interns Julie Spindel (left) and Jordan Kolinski (right)

LCE is proud to introduce our two summer interns, Julie Spindel and Jordan Kolinski!
They are both students from Colgate University and can't wait to be a part of the great work being done at LCE!

Read more about them HERE! 

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Our programs depend upon the generosity of
people who are willing
to Invest in the
rising generation of Native Youth

Every little bit makes a
huge difference

Maggie Dunne
and the LCE Team

Some people dream
in their sleep ...
we act on our dreams

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Lakota Children's Enrichment, Inc
P.O. Box 581
Scarsdale NY 10583
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