The California Valley Miwok Tribe received an email from Kauffman & Associates, Inc. informing the Tribe about the upcoming U.S. Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Government-to-Government Consultation that has been scheduled for November 14, 2013.
The event will take place from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on November 14th, at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Justice Programs, Main Conference Room 3102, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001. It is designed to follow the 5th Annual White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 13. Tribal Leaders attending the summit are asked to extend their stay an additional day to participate in the Violence Against Women Government-to-Government Consultation.
The purpose of the government-to-government consultation is to solicit recommendations from tribal leaders on the following three topics: Enhancing the safety of American Indian and Alaska Native women from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; Strengthening the federal response to the crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; and Administering grant funds appropriated for tribal governments and programs created to benefit tribal governments by the original Violence Against Women Act and subsequent legislation.