TRIBAL CONSULTATION ANNOUNCEMENT: DOJ Consultation on the Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund for FY 21

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) invites you to participate in a Consultation on the Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund for Fiscal Year 2021. This Consultation will focus on soliciting your input about how OVC should expend Tribal Victim Service Set-Aside funds remaining after participating Tribes claim the formula funds allocated to them.

The Consultation will be held on Thursday, July 29, 3:00−5:00 p.m., eastern time via WebEx, a meeting platform with video and telephone conferencing capabilities.


To register and indicate your interest in speaking, please email ovctribalsetaside@ojp.usdoj.gov. If you are unable to attend, we strongly encourage you to submit written comments to OVC. We will accept written comments from Tribal leaders until 11:59 p.m., eastern time on August 5. Please submit your comments by email to ovctribalsetaside@ojp.usdoj.gov.

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)