Since 2007, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation has been tackling some of the largest social, economic, and cultural issues on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Through comprehensive community engagement, innovative programming, and sustainable workforce and housing development projects, TVCDC has sparked a grassroots revolution within the Oglala Lakota Nation, earning national acclaim as a pace-setting community development corporation.
Minnesota Housing Partnership recognizes TVCDC for its work in the most recent release of the Impact Spotlight. MHP has worked with the organization as a consultant since 2012, providing organizational and program development support.
MHP's Impact Spotlight is an online publication celebrating the people and partnerships behind outstanding work in the fields of affordable housing and community development. MHP's policy work and technical assistance bolster innovative organizations like Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation.
Read the Impact Spotlight for more on how TVCDC is blazing a trail to economic prosperity and community vitality, based in cultural identity, for Native communities across the nation.