The 4th Annual Tribal Leaders Summit is a free briefing for tribal, state and federal officials, and those who work with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The summit also provides educational opportunities for tribal leaders to be updated and informed about the tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA), and the current jurisdictional challenges faced in New Mexico. The updates and information become more important as the TLOA is up for congressional reauthorization.
This two-day summit also focuses on sharing field expertise, promising practices and fostering conversations that seek to increase the public safety of our Native women and children.
This educational event is supported in part by a grant from the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department contract #16-690-18897 and by grant no: 2015-IW-AX-0014 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication, program, exhibition are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, OWV.