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Save the Date:American Indian Justice Conference

November 2, 2017

December 7-8, 2017
Renaissance Palm Springs
Palm Springs, CA

Registration Information: TBA. No cost for registration, but participants must cover the costs of travel, lodging, and per diem/food.

The goal of the AIJC is to provide training to enhance your tribal community's response to combat alcohol and drug abuse, recognize how trauma impacts drug and alcohol abuse in tribal communities, and identify current trends and best practices for tribal justice systems to strengthen multi-disciplinary approaches to healing and justice. The five multi-disciplinary tracks include alcohol and substance abuse, tribal justice strategic planning, tribal courts, tribal security and probation, and tribal youth. 

CTAS Purpose Area 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 9 grantees may use grant funds to attend the AIJC. Please confirm with your Program Manager that you have adequate travel and training funds remaining in your award. 

The conference is pending final approval by the Department of Justice. Do not make any non-refundable reservations under final approval from the DOJ has been confirmed. 

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute will be presenting four workshops at the AIJC, including:

  • Healing to Wellness Courts: Best Practices Across Indian Country,
  • Implementing VAWA and/or TLOA and Collateral Consequences of TLOA Enhanced Sentencing Authority,
  • Tribal Protection Order Enforcement, and
  • Juvenile and Family Healing to Wellness Courts

For more information about the AIJC, contact:
Ansley Sherman
ansley@naicja.org
(303) 449-4112
www.naicja.org  

 

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