The goal of this cooperative agreement is for the awardee to develop training materials and implement evidence-informed, model policies that can be adopted by local jails and state prisons to reduce the Read more
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Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservations Coachella Valley, CA
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The case, Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, focused squarely on whether native tribal courts have the power to review civil cases involving the activities of nonmembers on native trust lands.
Today at 2 p.m. (eastern time), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Sid Jordan, J.D. on Integrating the Needs of Read more
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Report Provides State-by-State Rates of Serious Suicidal Thoughts among Young Adults 18 to 25 who have had serious thoughts of Read more
Join the WINGS Foundation on July 14th at 10 am EDT in Washington D.C. for a Congressional Briefing, held in coordination with the Congressional Victims’ Read more
This solicitation is intended to support the development and enhancement of partnerships between correction agencies and community based victim service providers with the goal of increasing access to outside support services for Read more
OJJDP to host a free webinar on Thursday, June 16, from 9 am to 10 am EST entitled “Reducing Implicit Bias.” Webinar will describe the intervention and Read more
The National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) is hosting a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum: “Restoring respect and dignity by honoring Indigenous elders” on June Read more
Purpose of the funding is to establish one Quality Improvement Center (QIC) to develop, implement and support innovative collaborative models, policies, procedures and interventions targeted toward improving the safety, permanency and well-being Read more
“President Obama is weighing whether and how he can leave his own permanent imprint on history by designating about 2 million acres of land, known as the Bears Ears, as a national monument…”
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On any given day, more than one out of eight undergraduates (1.4 million college students) will consume alcohol in America, according to a new study by the Substance Read more
Free 90 Minute Webinar on Weds. June 8, 2016: “How to Plan a Successful Training for Law Enforcement” offered by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI). Multiple Read more
Read about “The History of the Crime Victims’ Movement in the United States”
2016 WEWIN National Conference: “Embracing Cultural Values to Succeed: Individual, Family, Community, Tribe”
August 14-17, 2016 | Tulalip Resort & Casino | Tulalip, WA
Through the power of entertainment, The Red Nose Day Fund has raised awareness and money to help kids who need us most at home and around the world. Red Nose Day is on a Read more
Heidi will manage a budget of more than $700 million and lead a team of approximately 140 professional employees in Washington, DC, and across Read more
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has developed two informational video resources that can be used to provide more information about OVC and the Crime Victims Fund. View videos, here.
The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Indian Law Resource Center, and National Congress of American Indians invite you to attend a briefing on the Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: Findings Read more
Director of Emergency/Urgent Care and the SANE Program Manager at Southwest Health Hospital in Platteville, Wis.
For a list of the most current funding opportunities available from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), visit http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/Solicitation.aspx.
Within every age group, there are males of color who achieve excellence. But boys and young men of color remain overrepresented among those who do not excel academically and face home, school, peer-group, and Read more
“The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault” Webinar was conducted by the National Institute of Justice in 2012. To view the webinar, please visit http://nij.gov/multimedia/presenter/presenter-campbell/pages/welcome.aspx
This consultation session is to provide tribal leaders an opportunity to learn more about OFCCP, INAERP, recent regulatory changes to the authorities enforced by OFCCP, and the collaborative partnerships INAERP has created over the Read more
The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) has developed a web training to provide an in-depth overview of partnerships, planning, response, and recovery to assist civic, government, and Read more
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute and the Office for Victims of Crime are extending the invitation to register to conduct workshop presentations.
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.ovcinc.org/call-for-presentations
The Tribal Jurisdiction Program encourages the coordinated involvement of the entire tribal criminal justice system and victim service providers to incorporate systemic change that ensures victim safety and offender accountability. Funds from the Tribal Read more
For more information on mental health and to download the 2016 Mental Health Month Toolkit, please visit http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/may
OVC will award up to two cooperative agreements of up to $1.2 million each to make physical, operation, and attitudinal changes in domestic violence shelters for individuals with disabilities. Apply by June 20, 2016.
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For more information please visit: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/249736.pdf
The VictimConnect Resource Center provides critical, confidential assistance through phone, text and chat. To learn more about it visit: http://victimconnect.org/
For more information please visit: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/resource/street-outreach-program-data-collection-study
Victim Assistance Training Online (VAT Online) has various modules on this topic including Sexual Assault, Campus/University Victims of Sexual Assault, Incarcerated Victims of Sexual Violence, and Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military.
Current funding opportunities: http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm
To view the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl343ABgYKY
To view the Presidential Proclamation: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/04/08/presidential-proclamation-national-crime-victims-rights-week-2016
For more information from the Child Welfare Information Gateway, including resource guide and tip sheets: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications to support specialized services for victims of human trafficking throughout the United States.
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The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides training to support professional development, enhance services to the community, and expand outreach to underserved victims of crime.
This training provides an Read more
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) National Indian Country Training Initiative is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the Investigation and Prosecution of Child Fatalities, Neglect, and Abuse Seminar.
The seminar will be held April 25-29, Read more
United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), is hosting the “Today’s Native Leaders” (TNL) youth leadership event at Read more
For more information: http://nativehealthphoenix.org/events
The 2016 National American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Behavioral Health Conference will be held on August 9 – 11, 2016 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The theme Read more
For more information, including a list of grant award recipients: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2016/HUDNo_16-019
The Office of Justice Programs 2016 Program Plan Initiatives are available online: http://data.ojp.gov/services/PPI/includes/ppi/Home.htm?Year=2016
To search by section: http://data.ojp.gov/services/PPI/includes/PPI/TOC.htm?year=2016
To search the entire Program Plan, including funding initiatives: http://data.ojp.gov/services/PPI/includes/PPI/Solicitations.htm?year=2016
For full transcript: http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/Transcript.asp?Topic_ID=231
This five-part webinar series, co-sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC), offers strategies, practical tips, case studies, and resources to help domestic violence and sexual assault service providers Read more
All staff working in Indian Health Service, Tribal and Urban Indian healthcare facilities are encouraged to attend the IHS Tribal Forensic Healthcare’s web-based training on Domestic Violence Screening.
This online one-hour webinar training is available Read more
On September 23, 2015, U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo from the District of Arizona announced that $1,999,957 in grant funds have been awarded to Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Group, Inc. to provide resources and Read more
OVC Director Joye Frost talks with C-SPAN about National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and the role of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in assisting victims of crime: