Department of Justice Tribal Listening Session- December 6, 2017

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the second DOJ Tribal Listening Session, which will take place on December 6, 2017, from 2:00-4:30 p.m., at the Convention Center on the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation in California.

As detailed in the Dear Tribal Leaders Letter, dated October 13, 2017, this listening session is part of a series of events to receive tribal comments on DOJ’s seven percent tribal set-aside funding, as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31). We encourage appointed and elected tribal officials to invite their justice and public safety staff to attend these events.

The listening session is being hosted in conjunction with the American Indian Justice Conference (AIJC), which will take place on December 7-8, 2017, at the location listed above. There is no registration fee to attend AIJC, and details on the conference may be found at This link also provides information related to hotel accommodations and logistics.

To register for the listening session, please see the link below. Please note that if you wish to attend AIJC, you must register separately. Both registrations are now open at: