The National Criminal Justice Training Center is hosting a Community of Practice (CoP) Program Highlights Series featuring current OVC grantees and their unique approaches to providing victim services in Tribal communities.  The CoP includes a presentation from grantees with time for facilitated Q&A. Registrants will use one registration link to register for any of the dates listed below.  

Find more information or register https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUud-2rrzkuHNRZVLvA_oIIfdJudyzi6k8F 

Dates: April 14, 15, and 16, 2021

  • Bishop Paiute Tribe (California)

Bishop Paiute Tribe staff will discuss their approach to community outreach. Their innovative practices include developing and launching a community podcast to inspire and encourage victims and survivors to reach out for services.

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 2pm-3:30pm ET

  • Comanche Nation and Choctaw Nation (Oklahoma)

Comanche Nation staff will discuss inventive ways they provided direct services to victims during the COVID-19 pandemic. Choctaw Nation staff will speak about their longevity, spanning over two decades, and their success in sustaining outreach to victims of crime.

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021 from2pm-3:30pm ET

  • Native Alliance Against Violence (Oklahoma) and Native Village of Ft. Yukon (Alaska)

Native Alliance Against Violence staff will detail how they developed a strategic plan for their program. The Native Village of Ft. Yukon staff will discuss services they provide to crime victims to increase the access and variety of services through using their guiding concepts.

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021 from2pm-3:30pm ET