The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, Comprehensive Tribal Sex Trafficking Technical Assistance, Mending the Sacred Hoop Comprehensive and Domestic Violence Tribal Technical Assistance, Men as Peacemakers, and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute extend an invitation to attend the Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country at El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort, located in Tucson, Arizona on January 28 – 30, 2020.
This conference is an opportunity to strengthen alliances by bringing together tribal leadership, federal partners, experts in the field, and tribal communities to better address the safety of children, women, and men.
Sessions include: workshops to assist programs and agencies with information regarding sex trafficking in Indian Country, implementations, and highlighting key issues to improve responses to American Indian/Alaska Native Survivors of sex trafficking. Breakouts will be by disciplines, working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S); two-spirited; women; men; and child survivors.
Who Should Attend: Service providers working with American Indian/Alaska Native sex trafficking survivors, tribal government program grantees, tribal leaders, Indian gaming and hotel staff, advocates, health professionals, law enforcement, and prosecutors.
There is no charge for this conference.
Conference organizers look forward to a shift in responses, support for survivors, and gathering of great minds.