Biden Administration Announces an Additional Investment of $1.8 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funding to Combat COVID-19 in Indian Country

News. On June 16, 2021, the Biden Administration announced an additional investment of $1.8 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to combat COVID-19 in Indian Country. This is in addition to an investment of more than $4 billion announced in April 2021. This investment aims to strengthen the public Read more…

“Virtual NAMICon 2021” Registration Now Open!

Virtual Conference July 27-28, 2021. Register now for the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI’s) “Virtual NAMICon 2021” conference. Attend NAMI’s two-day event dedicated to informing the mental health community with resources, research, and support. Learn more and register at https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Attend-the-NAMI-National-Convention

The Nomination Period for the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards is Now Open

Award Nomination Opportunity. The nomination period for the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards is now open. Each year, the Office for Victims of Crime recognizes extraordinary individuals, teams, programs, and organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and expanding access to justice during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Read more…

Family Matters: Executive Guide for Developing Family-Friendly Policies, Procedures, and Culture

Resource. The COPS Office released “Family Matters: Executive Guide for Developing Family-Friendly Policies, Procedures, and Culture.” The purpose of this executive guide is to create a roadmap for law enforcement agencies to develop stronger family-friendly policies, procedures, and organizational cultures to work in collaboration with officer support networks. Explore the Read more…

Submit your nominations for the 2021 Medal of Valor, the Nation’s highest award for valor by a public safety officer.

Award Nomination Opportunity. Nomination Deadline:  July 31, 2021. Each year, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) honors public safety officers in law enforcement, firefighting, and emergency services who demonstrate extraordinary acts of service to protect human life and ensure community safety. Submit your nominations for the 2021 Medal of Valor, Read more…

Tomorrow, June 25, 2021. Operation Lady Justice (OLJ), Hosting a Listening Session for AI/AN LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit Communities

Listening Session Opportunity. Tomorrow, June 25, 2021. The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), also known as Operation Lady Justice (OLJ), is hosting a listening session for AI/AN LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit communities and organizations serving and supporting these communities. Register here: https://operationladyjustice.usdoj.gov/aian-lgbtq-and-two-spirit-communities-listening-session