HHS Tribal Consultation – Region 1
July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
HHS would like to continue discussions regarding strengthening its Tribal Consultation Policy pursuant to the Presidential Memorandum on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships. According to the DTLL, a special workgroup of the Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC) will convene to review written comments and develop a strengthened Tribal Consultation Policy. Once complete, the plan and policy will be announced for formal Tribal consultation by fall with the intention of having an updated policy by the first quarter of 2022.
On Behalf of Acting Region 1 HHS Regional Director, Paul Jacobsen:
Dear Tribal Leaders:
This year’s Region 1 HHS Regional Tribal Consultation will be held virtually on July 27, 2021 from 11am to 5pm EDT. Our session is designed to provide Tribal Leaders with the opportunity to address HHS on how the Department can improve Tribal outreach and coordination and to discuss programmatic and policy issues and concerns.
Please register for our FY2021 Region 1 Tribal Consultation ASAP, here: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIscuugqTIsHnUWRonprwUgGjND0pgUUKU, you will receive the link to join and audio instructions soon after you register.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services remains committed to strengthening the government-to-government relationship between the Federal Government and Indian Tribes. Our Tribal Consultation will provide you with opportunities to consult with HHS headquarters leadership on national level issues.
You will also have an opportunity to schedule individual one-on-one consultations by contacting Paul Jacobsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.