Alaska’ MMIW Program Update

“The state of Alaska’s first investigator focused specifically on missing and murdered Indigenous people has been on the job for about three weeks now, working on cases and sorting out how the new position will function.” #MMIW

The Project Safe Childhood Initiative

News: Project Safe Childhood is a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state Read more…

Learn more about Two-Spirit identity.

Do you know what Two-Spirit means? Two-Spirit refers to a gender role, not a sexual orientation, specific to Native American and Alaska Native peoples. Two-Spirit people can be straight, gay, bi-sexual or asexual. Two-Spirit people can be male, female, transgender female, transgender male, non-binary, queer or something else entirely. The Read more…

“Bringing Loved Ones Home” video

Watch the “Bringing Loved Ones Home” video by the Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center to learn more about grassroots efforts to increase national awareness and understanding of the missing or murdered indigenous persons crisis. #MMIP Watch the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrT9cZM5UKo