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FY 2013 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation Orientation Conference
The Department of Justice is happy to announce that the FY 2013 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Orientation conference will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, in Washington, DC. FY 2013 CTAS grant recipients should plan to have at least two representatives attend this event. The CTAS Orientation workshop is designed to provide CTAS grant recipients with the tools and guidance necessary to implement and operate programs funded under the FY 2013 CTAS initiative.
Grant recipients will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with DOJ staff and TTA providers to discuss project development and implementation issues on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. As required under the CTAS program, grant recipients should have identified personnel in their budget to attend training events. There is no registration fee required to attend the CTAS Orientation workshop. Download the draft agenda.
For hotel and registration information for the CTAS Orientation, please visit www.regonline.com/ctasorientation.
DOWNLOAD a copy of the training on Conducting a Needs Assessment, Developing a Strategic Plan & Logic Model.
To find Crime Victim Assistance-Related Events, visit the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime's National Calendar of Crime Victim Assistance-Related Events CLICK HERE
The Office for Victims of Crime Releases, "Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma Videos and Resources CLICK HERE
VAWA 2013 AND TRIBAL JURISDICTION OVER NON-INDIAN PERPETRATORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - Download the Fact Sheet
Check out the Office for Victims of Crime HELP Series for Crime Victims!! "The OVC HELP Brochure Series provides a resource for victims of crime and the victim service providers that work with them every day. Each brochure defines a type of victimization; discusses what to do if you are the victim of this crime; and provides national resources for more information and assistance on where to go for help."
Battling a New Kind of Home Intruder - Learn more HERE
Strengths and Silences
View or download a copy of the GLSEN report
The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students in Rural and Small Town Schools
Recently released by the Safe Start Center!
Check out the article by Gale Courey Toensing about Two Spirit/LGBT Rights Toolkit for Tribal Governments Introduced.
Pine Ridge Residents Speak to National Geographic!! Read the Article!
THE VOICES OF PINE RIDGE - Photos and audio interviews by Aaron Huey
Whats Our Mission?
Unified Solutions is dedicated to providing training, technical assistance, and human services. In doing so we advance justice, advocate for victims of crime, and ensure strategies that address challenges experienced by culturally diverse individuals, communities, and organizations.
Unified Solutions would like to welcome the newest member of our organization, Melissa Hayes, who recently moved to Arizona by way of Texas. Please visit the Unified Solutions Staff Bio Page to learn more.
Also please take a moment to visit the memorial page for our recently departed friend and collegue Sherri Stearns. Her contribution to the operations of Unified Solutions and her dedication to victims services are truly missed. Our hearts are saddened but we are so proud to have known Sherri in life and our lives and our organization are richer for it.
Please visit the Training Calendar to view upcoming training opportunities!
The Department of Justice offers funding opportunities to conduct research, to support law enforcement activities in state and local jurisdictions, to provide training and technical assistance, and to implement programs that improve the criminal justice system. For more information, CLICK HERE
Download online training request forms below!
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If you need further assistance, CLICK HERE to contact Unified Solutions staff with any questions.
Read Justice Blog posts:
- The Fight to End to Human Trafficking Continues
- Honoring the Civil Rights of Native Americans
- Safety and Justice for All Americans
- Helping the Victims of Human Trafficking
For Native American Women, Scourge of Rape, Rare JusticeCLICK HERE to read the article
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) releases the NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT) - check it out HERE
Visit the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
Potawatomi Law and Order Code, Title 28 Victims' Rights Code - Click HERE to review.
Download a copy of the Grand Traverse Band's brochures listed below: