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About CWA of South Dakota

linda Linda Schauer State Director

State Office: P.O. Box 343 Leola, SD 57456

Phone: 605-380-6914

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South Dakota has a rich spiritual heritage which is exemplified in our state motto, “Under God the people rule.” Concerned Women for America of South Dakota seeks to restore that rich heritage in order to preserve and strengthen our families.

“Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me.” – Isaiah 46:9

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South Dakota News and Headlines

Supreme Judge’s Design for Marriage Under Attack1/20/2015

As I was present in the South Dakota State Capitol this week, the issue of same-sex “marriage” began to unfold. I recalled how in 2005, CWA was involved in passing the South Dakota State Marriage Amendment in the legislature. We helped work out the language and lobbied the legislators to ensure passage of HJR1001 in […]  READ MORE

Poised and Ready to Pray and Act During South Dakota’s 2015 Legislative Session1/13/2015

Dear CWA Friends, The 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session begins TODAY! During this 39-day session, we urge all members to participate as grassroots activists by praying and taking action when called upon by CWA of South Dakota. It is imperative that your state representatives hear from you concerning CWA-supported pro-family, pro-life bills. Even more crucial […]  READ MORE

Are You An Encourager?12/9/2014

We live in challenging times. I’m sure you’ll agree that much fervent prayer is needed to restrain the enemy’s assault on our culture. “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone–for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all […]  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Participates in the National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer – November 2011/12/2014

Every year on the third Thursday of November, Concerned Women for America of South Dakota asks the nation to join together in proclaiming a National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer for America. Thursday, November 20, 2014 One week before we feast, let us fast and humble ourselves to prepare our hearts. Before we get […]  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Fall Newsletter Now Available!10/10/2014

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Common Core and APUSH Events10/3/2014

In case you missed the two recent events on Common Core and the Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) Curriculum Framework, you can still access them using the instructions below. Advanced Placement U.S. History Curriculum Framework Advanced Placement college-level classes in various subjects are offered to the brightest high school students. If they do well on […]  READ MORE

American History Given the Push8/25/2014

Wonderful article on South Dakota education in the Rapid City Journal.  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Common Core Fact Card Now Available!5/28/2014

This is a short and concise resource on the dangers of Common Core in South Dakota. It’s great for passing to a friend who is short on time. Best if printed on white card stock double sided. View and print now.  READ MORE

South Dakota Celebrates Supreme Court Decision Concerning City Council Prayer5/7/2014

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. -1 Corinthians 15:58 You may recall that in our 2013 Fall Newsletter we reported that South Dakota had joined 23 states in a “friend of the court” brief in the […]  READ MORE

Why the ‘media blitz’ behind Common Core?4/14/2014

State Director Linda Schauer’s letter to the editor in the Argus Leader.  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Spring Newsletter Now Available!4/2/2014

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Committee Hears Debate on Bill to Repeal Common Core; Vote Next Week2/14/2014

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Stop Common Core Brochure2/1/2014

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Pre-Legislative Alert Notice1/14/2014

The 2014 South Dakota Legislative Session begins Tuesday, January 14. During this 38-day session, we urge all members to participate as grassroots activists by praying and taking action when called upon by CWA of South Dakota. Click here to read more.  READ MORE

Common Core Standards Causing Growing Opposition1/14/2014

Read Annie King’s article on about how Common Core standards have growing opposition as discussed as a seminar in Aberdeen.  READ MORE

Opposition is About Protecting Our Children11/30/2013

Linda D. Schauer’s, state director for Concerned Women for America of South Dakota, letter to “Opposition to Common Core is strong” against an article previously featured on the Sioux Falls Business Journal.  READ MORE

Government in the Business of Child Care?11/16/2013

Read Cindy Flakoll’s published column titled “First, Universal Health Care, Now Universal Child Care?”  READ MORE

CWA of SD Fall 2013 Newsletter10/31/2013

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CWA of South Dakota Receives Awards, Thanks To You!10/28/2013

We were recently recognized by South Dakota National Right to Life and Family Heritage Alliance.  READ MORE

Regional Conference is a Great Success!10/28/2013

September 27 – 28, CWA of South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana
came together for an excellent regional conference in Fargo, ND entitled Culture Warriors in Action – Building the Foundations.  READ MORE

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