South Dakota Voices for Peace

Taneeza Islam Joins The Morning Fill Up

Dec 10, 2020
Taneeza Islam

In The Moment … December 10, 2020 Show 958 Hour 2

The Numad Group of Rapid City held their regular Morning Fill Up earlier today. The virtual chat welcomed Taneeza Islam, an immigration attorney and Executive Director of South Dakota Voices for Peace.

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Emergency Fund For Immigrants In SD

May 21, 2020

In The Moment … May 21, 2020 Show 822 Hour 1

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there are immigrant families who don't have access to either state or federal or federal support. A fundraising effort called the Emergency Relief Fund for Immigrants in South Dakota aims to provide short term financial assistance to these families and individuals. Nancy Reynoza is the executive director of Que Pasa Sioux Falls. Taneeza Islam is the director for South Dakota Voices for Peace both are a part of The South Dakota Dream Coalition which is behind this fund.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 2

Today is Interfaith Day in Pierre. Constanza Hagmaier is the bishop of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA and Taneeza Islam is with South Dakota Voices for Peace. They join us to discuss this very special day in Pierre.

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News: Nov 30 - Dec 6

Dec 6, 2019

This week’s South Dakota news features conversations about the budget address, which includes $9 million in reductions to state agencies, and how South Dakota Voices for Peace is working to bring social cohesion and coexistence amongst different groups to the state.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... December 5, 2019 Show 713 Hour 2

South Dakota Voices for Peace has been awarded the national J.M.K. Innovation Prize for their work on immigration issues.  

Taneeza Islam, executive director for South Dakota Voices for Peace, and Amy Freitag, executive director of The J.M. Kaplan Fund, join In the Moment to discuss South Dakota Voices for Peace and what the award means.