The National Indian Justice Center, Inc. (NIJC) is an Indian owned and operated nonprofit corporation with principal offices in Santa Rosa, California. NIJC was established in 1983 through the collective efforts of the National American Indian Court Judges Association, the American Indian Lawyer Training Program, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs in order to establish an independent national resource for Native communities and tribal governments. The goals of NIJC are to design and deliver legal education, research, and technical assistance programs which seek to improve the quality of life for native communities and the administration of justice in Indian country.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
2013 Improving Tribal Corrections Program