Tribal

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service (IHS), recently released the report Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities. This report provides a summary of the suggestions from the National Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Assault in Indian Country, convened July 27 – 28, 2016.

On Tuesday, November 29, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the opening of the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). This solicitation will provide comprehensive funding to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments and tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention.

American Indian Justice Conference

The American Indian Justice Conference offers tribes across the nation an opportunity to learn strategies to enhance tribal justice systems while providing essential information on court development, drug and alcohol abuse, probation and parole, SORNA Implementation, and other relevant topics. Join other tribal community justice professionals, practitioners and technical assistance providers to address multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional approaches to the development of justice programs.

Planning and Implementing Indigent Defense Programs Under TLOA

This event will provide practical guidance to tribal communities on planning for and/or implementing an Indigent Defense program in their communities while being mindful of the provisions of the TLOA.  Participants will leave this training with an action plan to guide them after the training.

 For more information about this event, please contact BJA NTTAC at BJANTTAC@ojp.usdoj.gov

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