Black Hills Chapter
About Dakota Rural Action - Black Hills Chapter
The Black Hills Chapter of Dakota Rural Action, based in Rapid City, South Dakota, was established in 2011.
Dakota Rural Action has existed for 30 Years to help South Dakotans protect our family farms and ranches, our natural resources and our unique way of life.
Meet our featured speaker for the Earth Day Expo
Hunter lectures regularly to audiences around the globe, and has briefed senior officials in more than 30 countries. She has worked in economic development from Afghanistan to New Zealand, and served the King of Bhutan on his International Expert Working Group, charged with reinventing the global economy. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome, the steering committee of the Alliance for Sustainability And Prosperity, and Capital Institute’s Advisory Board. A founding mentor of the Unreasonable Institute, Hunter teaches entrepreneurship and coaches social enterprises around the world. She is also a founding partner in Change Finance, an impact-investing firm. Hunter has won dozens of awards from the Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel), Leadership in Business, The Rachel Carson Award, and the European Sustainability Pioneer award. Time Magazine recognized her as a Millennium Hero for the Planet, and Newsweek called her the Green Business Icon.