“The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is a critical partner to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), serving as a resource to help find missing children, reduce child Read more
“The Child Welfare Virtual Expo (Virtual Expo) is an annual, 1-day event sponsored by the Children’s Bureau and the Capacity Building Center for States. On Thursday, September 19, the Virtual Expo will bring together Read more
“The suicide rate among U.S. youth and young adults, ages 10 to 24, has risen in recent years, increasing by nearly 50 percent between 2007 and 2017, and reaching its highest point since 2000 Read more
“Native Americans in Philanthropy is proud to announce that it has received a $450,000 grant from Ford Foundation to support the Generation Indigenous Response Fund (#GenIndigenous Fund), a pooled fund housed at The Minneapolis Foundation Read more
In this month’s e-bulletin, check out the latest news from OVC to include information and a link for the new Tribal Resource Tool, a friendly reminder that the deadline for the FY19 Victim Services Read more
The 2020 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan registration is now open! The conference is set for April 14-16, 2020 in Washington, DC. For a lineup of speakers Read more
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is soliciting proposals under the agency’s Formula Grants to Rural Areas Program to select an entity to administer a National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP). The National RTAP will Read more
“With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for funding to conduct a national study of internet and technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. The award recipient will be expected to develop, test, and administer a national data Read more
“The National Children’s Alliance started a podcast channel in May of 2019 called One in Ten. This eye-opening series displays the multi-facetedness of child abuse by sitting down with experts in several fields to Read more
Contribute to the BRIC Tribal Stakeholders Input Session – FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Division invites federally-recognized tribes to attend a stakeholder input session that will provide a brief overview and ask for feedback Read more
“The United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for funding the establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice (Center). The Center will educate and Read more
Check out this recorded webinar from Bureau of Justice Assistance regarding funding opportunities for your community in 2019.
“Police officers are not social workers or psychologists, nor should they be expected to take on these roles.
Still, law enforcement professionals have daily interactions with vulnerable children and families and officers can perform in Read more
Take a caring and proactive approach to students who are expressing alarming and concerning behaviors. Learn the importance of developing a sound foundation for Behavioral Intervention Teams (BITs) including creating a multidisciplinary team made Read more
“This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. 12291(b)(11). The VAWA full faith and credit provision (18 U.S.C. 2265) provides that states, tribes, and territories (the receiving jurisdiction) must enforce a qualifying protection order from Read more
Explore strategies to enhance collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community to reduce crime and improve community quality of life. Practice working in organized problem solving teams to develop an action plan using Read more
“Indian tribes and TDHEs that are applying for funding under this Program are encouraged to propose projects that are part of a comprehensive plan to address housing conditions in their communities, including overcrowding and Read more
“When Tribal families are involved in State- or county-based child welfare services or family courts, Tribal social services and judicial systems often have roles to play. Navigating the jurisdictions and services can lead to Read more
“As our national understanding of child and youth trafficking has grown, so has the need for information regarding effective response. The issue of specialized residential placement is of particular interest to advocates and other Read more
“Dozens of tribes now have direct access to the FBI’s National Sex Offender Registry as tribal authorities try to combat high rates of sexual violence, federal officials said Thursday.
The Justice Department announced an automated Read more
“Some people are really good at hiding their true selves and intentions. Emotional manipulators, for instance, know how to play people in a way that gets their needs met. Unfortunately, you can’t always figure Read more
“With support from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety (Vera), a national non-profit organization working to end abuse of people Read more
“It is hard to know what you should do in a situation where you suspect someone is being trafficked. You may fear that attempting to intervene will put them in an even more dangerous Read more
- On July 10, 2019, Read more
Apply for the FY 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program. The Application Deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m., eastern time, on Friday, August 16, 2019.
“End Violence Against Women International – EVAWI (EVAWI) invites you to participate in our Virtual 5K! This is an excellent opportunity to run, walk, or roll for a good cause – with beginners and Read more
“Feeling more connected in their schools and to their families during adolescence resulted in as much as a 48% to 66% lower risk of poor health outcomes in adulthood, depending on the specific health Read more
July 16 2019 | 2:00 pm EDT
Summary: Survivors of domestic or sexual violence with disabilities face barriers in receiving services, but when they live in a rural community, they may have an even more Read more
The poet laureate position, maintained through the Library of Congress, comes with a beautiful office in the Jefferson Building and a modest stipend, but no official duties. Each poet is free to design the Read more
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Molly of Denali is not just another podcast for kids. The Alaska-set action-adventure series is part Encyclopedia Brown, part American Girl, and all rooted in Native storytelling.
On June 3, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the International Association of Chiefs of Read more
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes Read more
Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) as it recognizes America’s law enforcement officers who keep our communities safe.