NICWA Partners with University of Maryland School of Social Work to Support LGBTQ2S Youth in Foster Care

The National Indian Child Welfare Association is part of a group of organizations partnering with the National Quality Improvement Center on Tailored Services, Placement Stability and Permanency for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Two-Spirit Children and Youth in Foster Care (QIC-LGBTQ2S) to support child welfare administrations caring for youth with diverse sexual orientations and gender identity expressions.  

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OJJDP Police & Youth Engagement Project

Óki (Hello in the Blackfeet language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Police & Youth Engagement Project: Supporting the Role of Law Enforcement in Juvenile Justice Reform hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 

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CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

During the first week of December, CNAY's Erik Stegman traveled to Palm Springs to represent the Center for Native American Youth at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) Tribal Youth Conference and the Office for Victims of Crime's annual Indian Nations Conference. At both events, Erik presented CNAY's findings from youth roundtables, the Gen-I online survey, and CNAY's inaugural State of Native Youth report on Native youth and the justice system. 

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