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Blueprints Conference for Healthy Youth Development

Event date: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 (All day) - Wed, 04/16/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Denver, CO
Sponsor: 
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder

The conference will focus on evidence-based programs in youth education, problem behavior, self-regulation, mental and physical health, and positive relationships and will provide support for practitioners implementing these programs in their communities. OJJDP Administrator Robert L.

Grants to Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Justice

All applications must be submitted through DOJ's online Grants Management System (GMS). Refer to "How to Apply" for more information on how to register with GMS on page 9 of the solicitation. Recognized tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions are invited to apply for the OVW Fiscal Year 2014 Grants to Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program.

Award: 
$329,000
Eligibility: 
recognized tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions
Deadline: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 (All day)

Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education

Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies program provides grants to support local educational agencies (LEAs) and other eligible entities described in this notice in reforming and improving elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The Department funds comprehensive programs that are designed to help Indian students meet the same State academic content and student academic achievement standards used for all students while addressing the language and cultural needs of Indian students.

Award: 
$4,000 - $2,750,000
Eligibility: 
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Deadline: 
Fri, 05/30/2014 (All day)

Online Guide: Preparing for the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

This guide was created to assist federally recognized tribes as they prepare for, write, and submit their application for complex grants like the DOJ CTAS.
The past three years of CTAS experience has shown that tribes who are well organized in identifying their needs and gaps, well informed about the grant requirements, and are thinking strategically about how best to apply grant funds to programs and services, have a better chance of submitting a competitive application and having the capacity to successfully execute the grant.

When the Abuse of Animals Co-Occurs With Child Abuse

Event date: 
Tue, 01/28/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
OJJDP, in collaboration with the National District Attorneys Association

Animal abuse is often a symptom of other violence in the home, and children who witness it may engage in aggressive behavior toward people and animals.

Vera Institute To Examine Impact of Family Visitation on Detained Youth

Release Date: 
Wed, 01/15/2014 (All day)

Exploratory research by the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) suggests that increased family visitation is associated with better educational outcomes and behavior in incarcerated youth.

Training for Public Law 280 Tribes – Federal Re-Assumption of Criminal Jurisdiction under the Tribal Law and Order Act: The White Earth Experience

Event date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014 (All day)
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Sponsor: 
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute and California Indian Legal Services

This training will focus on the provisions of the Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) that allow tribes, under Public Law 280 jurisdiction, to request the federal government re-assume certain criminal jurisdiction on the tribe’s reservation. The morning session will include information on Public Law 280 and the TLOA followed by an afternoon presentation by tribal representatives from the White Earth Nation, the only tribe whose request has been granted for federal re-assumption of jurisdiction under Section 221 of the TLOA.

2014 Tribal Court Conference Tribal Law and Order Act Enhanced Sentencing Prosecuting DUI Offenders in Tribal Court

Event date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 (All day) - Fri, 01/31/2014 (All day)
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Sponsor: 
Tribal Judicial Institute

This event will address the many issues that relate to the planning and implementation of the TLOA enhanced sentencing provisions.

28th Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse

Event date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 (All day) - Tue, 03/04/2014 (All day)
Location: 
San Antonio, TX
Sponsor: 
Prevent Child Abuse Texas

The Conference is designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical & legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates.

Family Violence Prevention Campaign for AI/AN Communities

The What is done to one is felt by all. Honor our people campaign was developed by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB), the Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribes, and tribal organizations to help communities address this concern. 
 
The goal of the campaign is to bring awareness to and to prevent the different forms of family violence that occur in many tribal communities. The campaign focuses on three different violence topics: Child Maltreatment, Elder Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence (also known as domestic violence).