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.

SD West River Human Trafficking Task Force Focuses on Upcoming Sturgis Rally

Synopsis: "Now through the 2016 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, members of South Dakota’s West River Human Trafficking Task Force’s Outreach Team Committee and volunteers will be distributing posters, fliers and other awareness materials to hospitality businesses throughout the region. They plan to visit more than 400 businesses from Hot Springs to Spearfish and as far east as Wall in an effort to combat human trafficking around the rally through a broad community and public awareness campaign." Click here to access the original article.

OVW Tribal Coalitions Program Grantees not required to file a Grant Adjustment to attend 2016 OVC In

OVW Tribal Coalitions Program Grantees not required to file a Grant Adjustment to attend 2016 Conference Notice As authorized by Lorraine P. Edmo, Deputy Director for Tribal Affairs, Office on Violence Against Women, OVW is once again not requiring a Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN) to be cleared by your OVW grant program manager for the 15th National Indian Nations Conference, sponsored by the Office of Victims of Crime and co-sponsored by OVW which will be held December 8-10, 2016 on the Agua Caliente Reservation in Coachella Valley, CA. If you are funded with OVW Tribal Coalitions Program funds, you do not need to submit a GAN for up to TWO people to be able to attend. Please

OVC is Recruiting Tribal Subject Matter Experts in Sex Trafficking (Due: 8/15/16)

Synopsis: The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice, is currently recruiting independent consultants and organizations with demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, developing programs to provide direct services to American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking. OVC is particularly interested in identifying individuals and organizations who have an expert level of knowledge of the dynamics of sex trafficking, including the complexities of the relationship between victims and traffickers, and the challenges of providing direct services to American Indian and Alaska Native victims, as well as a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience: • Providing tr

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