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Department of Health and Human Services to Host Tribal Consultations on Tribal Head Start Funding and Services

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

On August 15, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PDT, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start, and Administration for Children and Families will host their second in a series of three tribal consultations on how to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and families, current funding allocations, and other issues regarding Tribal Head Start and Early Head Start services. This second consultation will take place in person at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. For more information, view the full consultation announcement.

Details

Date:
August 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Agenda

Thursday, August 4

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Agenda

Wednesday, August 3

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Agenda

Tuesday, August 2

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7:30 am
Registration (Location: Sequoia)

9:00 am
Posting of Colors (Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

9:05 am
Welcome & Opening Prayer

9:10 am
Time of Reflection

9:25 am
Welcome & Opening Message from SGCETC Board of Directors 

9:30 am
Welcome from Tribal Nations within California and Discussion of Hot  Topics

10:15 am
Discussion with Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

10:30 am
Break

10:45 am
Establishing the Bay Area American Indian Cultural District

11:00 am
COVID Update and Indian Health Service Initiatives to Improve Health and Wellbeing

11:30 am
International Decade (2022 – 2032) of Indigenous Language Preservation

11:45 am
Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Networking Break

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Breakout Sessions

3:30 pm- 3:45 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Threats to Tribal Sovereignty: Protecting the Indian Child Welfare Act

(Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

4:05 pm
Self-Governance Updates from DOI, IHS, and DOT

4:45 pm
Tiwahe Initiative – Federal Updates

 

Additional Meetings and Activities

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
DOI SGDB Training Room (Sand Pebble D)

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Individual Meetings with OSG Staff- Open (Board Rooms 3 & 4)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Caucus for the Food Distribution Program for Indian Reservations Consultation Meeting (Cypress A)