Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update

 

A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

New Funding Opportunity "Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population&quot

Synopsis: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit proposals for projects that will address human trafficking within the child welfare population. This funding is designed to continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to human trafficking through infrastructure building and a multi-system approach with local law enforcement, juvenile justice, court systems, runaway and homeless youth programs, Children’s Justice Act grantees, child advocacy centers, and other necessary service providers. Projects will also assist in the implementation of the trafficking provisions of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (Public Law 113-183)

Save The Date! 15th National Indian Nations Conference

Synopsis: Be sure to mark your calendars for December 8-10, 2016 (Pre-Conference Institutes will be held on December 7, 2016) to attend the 15th National Indian Nations Conference on the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation in Coachella Valley, California. This national conference provides opportunities for tribal, state, and federal participants to share knowledge, experiences, and ideas for developing and improving strategies and programs that serve the unique needs of crime victims in Indian Country. Click here to access the conference website.

New Trafficking Service Pages!

Synopsis: We have added South Dakota and Alaska to our victim services directory! Click here to access the victim services directory.

New Report on Violence Against AI/AN Women and Men

Synopsis: The National Institute of Justice has just released a research report "Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men" which is based on the findings from a 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey. Click here to access the report.

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This website was initially funded and developed as part of  Grant No. 2013-TA-AX-K025 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice or any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitations, its content, technical infrastructure, policies, and any services or tools provided.) Please Note: The grant period for this project ended in September, 2016.

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