The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is having a free webinar today, February 28, 2017, from 5-6PM ET. This webinar focuses on how you can get the attention of news agencies in your area. Participants will learn how to write an effective news release and prepare youth for media interviews. Presenters also will discuss various techniques for garnering the media’s attention for the positive things youth are doing.
The Nebraska State Bar Indian Law Section will be hosting an Indian Law CLE that will focus on Indian Law 101 information for jurisdiction, ICWA, and tribal court practice.
The CLE will be webcast, so other attorneys from other states can register and gain CLE credit.
Tribal Considerations for Title IV-E Access
Join us for a webinar on Apr 07, 2016
10:00 AM Alaska Time
11:00 AM Pacific Time
12:00 PM Mountain Time
1:00 PM Central Time
2:00 PM Eastern Time
Many Tribes are exploring how federal Title IV-E funds can best meet their child welfare program needs. Some Tribes are considering direct access to Title IV-E, while others are engaged in or considering Tribal-State IV-E agreements and contracts. The federal Children’s Bureau, joined by the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and the new Capacity Building Center for Tribes, will share detailed information about Title IV-E considerations for Tribes who may be seeking to operate a Title IV-E program, either directly or through agreements. The discussion will focus on federal Title IV-E regulations as well as Tribe’s experience in direct access.
The U.S. Department of Transportation invites you to participate in
Virtual Forum for Tribal Nations
A Discussion about the Future of our Nation’s Transportation System featuring the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
Thursday, February 18, 2016
2:30 P.M. (E.S.T.)
We hope you will join us for a robust and interactive discussion about the Beyond Traffic Draft Framework and the future of our nation’s transportation system. The Beyond Traffic Draft Framework outlines key trends facing our nation’s transportation system and potential policy considerations. Following an overview of the key trends facing our nation’s transportation system from senior DOT leaders, participants will have the opportunity to provide direct insights on the draft “Beyond Traffic” framework, intended to ignite a national conversation on how new technologies and public policy will shape U.S. transportation systems to enable new safety, mobility, growth, and economic benefits over the next 30 years.
Please note that the Beyond Traffic Draft Framework can be downloaded at www.transportation.gov/beyondtraffic.
Please RSVP at
NCAI Webinar: VAWA implementation and Jury Requirements
Tuesday, April 28, 3-4:30pm EDT
25 U.S.C. 1304(d) requires tribes implementing Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction under VAWA 2013 to provide a right to trial by an impartial jury drawn from sources that reflect a fair cross-section of the community, not excluding any distinctive group, including non-Indians.
This webinar will compare how several tribes who have already implemented the new law have structured their jury systems to meet the requirements of the law. Paula Hannaford-Agor, the Director of the Center for Jury Studies at the National Center for State Courts, will share information and resources about developing a jury plan, constructing a representative jury pool, jury management, and best practices for jury summons enforcement. The webinar will last 90 minutes, with substantial time for question and answer.
Register for the webinar at : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4425912899787110402.