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Tribal Listening Sessions on Climate Change and Discretionary Grants—Session 1: Tribal Youth and Climate
October 13, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
The Department invites representatives of federally recognized Tribes to participate in three upcoming virtual listening sessions focused on climate change and Tribal Nations and two upcoming virtual listening sessions focused on Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) discretionary grants for Tribes. The Department also invites Tribal youth to the first scheduled climate listening session, which is focused on Tribal youth and climate. Climate change, equity, and environmental justice are among this Administration’s top priorities. The Department would like to ensure that its efforts and the initiatives it develops to meet these priorities and to effectively administer discretionary grants programs are shaped and designed based on feedback and information received from across Indian Country and Alaska Native Villages.
Session 1: Tribal Youth and Climate
Date: October 13, 2021,Time: 3 p.m.–5 p.m. ET
Note: We particularly invite Tribal youth to this session.
Session 2: Part I—Tribal Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
Date: October 28, 2021,Time: 12 p.m.–1 p.m. ET
Session 3: Relocation, Managed Retreat, and Protect-in-Place Issues in Alaska
Date: To be held during the BIA Providers’ Conference the week of November 29, 2021
Sessions 4 & 5: Tribal Discretionary Grants
Date: October 20, 2021,Time: 8 p.m.–10 p.m. ET
Session 5: Tribal Discretionary Grants
Date: October 27, 2021,Time: 5 p.m.–7 p.m. ET