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TULSA, OKLAHOMA Acting Director of the Justice Department's Office on Violence Against Women, Bea Hanson, and US Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma Danny C. Williams Sr., will deliver remarks alongside tribal officials at the opening ceremony before the 7th Annual Tribal Consultations on Violence Against Women, today.
Justice Department's Office on
Violence Against Women
Following today's consultation, on Wednesday and Thursday, October 3 and 4, the Justice Department will hold an Interdepartmental Tribal Justice, Safety and Wellness Session in Tulsa. It will include a Listening Session on the Tribal Law and Order Act Tribal Justice Plan Implementation Strategy and include valuable training and technical assistance.
On Thursday, the discussion will continue on two levels:
For the Tribal Justice Plan Implementation focus group, they support work of the TJP Implementation Workgroup and its Subcommittees: Alternatives to Incarceration, Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure, Managing High Risk Offenders and Offender Reentry. Other Tribal Justice, Safety and Wellness sessions include workshops on Native American veterans, sexual assault prevention, suicide prevention, juvenile justice, hate crimes, the Justice Department's Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation practitioner's assessment session, federal grant writing, and conducting comprehensive planning for tribal justice systems.
This week's events in Tulsa are part of the Justice Department's ongoing initiative to increase engagement, coordination and action on public safety in tribal communities.
7th Annual Tribal Consultations on Violence Against Women
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posted October 2, 2012 7:30 am edt