Learn the tools and tactics you’ll need to support the arts in your community by engaging local, regional, and statewide policy makers and key decision makers. Tell the story of the amazing work being done around the state and help support the arts throughout South Dakota!

LEAD (Leaders Engaged And Determined) South Dakota advocates for women and families by mobilizing grassroots political action and training and equipping leaders. Susan Kroger, Carmen Toft and Michaela Seiber from LEAD will be leading the training session. Jim Speirs & Andrew Reinartz from Arts South Dakota will also be on hand to discuss their organization’s efforts and contextualize the advocacy efforts in the local arts community.