OVW Seeks Nominations For Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women Task Force
The Office on Violence Against Women is seeking nominations for members of the Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women (Task Force).
By statute, Task Force members must be representatives of one of the following entities: tribal governments; national tribal domestic violence and sexual assault non-profit organizations; or national tribal organizations. Task Force candidates should be nominated by the authorized representative of the listed governments or organizations (i.e., tribal council or executive director).
The Task Force provides advice and recommendations on the development and implementation of a program of research that examines violence against Indian women in Indian Country and Alaska Native villages, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, murder, and sex trafficking, and evaluates the effectiveness of federal, state, tribal, and local responses to these crimes.
Nominations are due April 30, 2019.
Read the 2019 Letter Calling for Nominations for the Task Force.