About Me: I'm a 25 year old single mother who is half native american and half mexican living on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. I am currently going to school to be a Social Worker, and one of the areas of learning about social work is advocacy. I never truly realized how passionate I could be when it comes to advocacy, and this has been such a great learning experience. I also work full-time as a Parent Aide at our tribal Child Protection Services. This too has created the affinity of advocacy for me; to be the voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.

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Hello and welcome Courtney!

I'm sure you'll enjoy being a part of this online community of grassroots women leaders and their supporters from 190 countries. This is a safe space to connect, share and learn with others. Your passion for child's rights and your goal of being a voice for others fits perfectly with our mission.

I encourage you to explore the offerings on our site, and to be bold and courageous by making comments and connections with people here. For some practical advice when you're getting started, you can look at our Getting Started Guide (http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide) and our FAQ (http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/faq).

I look forward to connecting with you and learning from you about life in Standing Rock.

Again, a warm welcome to you! Thank you for being with us. Best,

Scott Beck

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!