In honor of the anniversary of the passage of ICWA, Terry Cross, founder and senior advisor of NICWA, sheds light on the implementation of ICWA, its values, and the needs of children and families moving forward. (read more)
NICWA served on the 20-member Advisory Committee of Reclaiming Native Truth–a national effort to foster cultural, social, and policy change by empowering Native Americans to counter discrimination, invisibility (read more)
Over the last several years, NICWA members have asked how they can be more involved in strengthening Indian child welfare–nationally and at home. Beyond staying informed by reading publications or attending trainings, members want to take action to effect change locally for their community's children and families. We want to help members do just that. Help us empower families, programs, and tribes by participating in a consultation as we are developing a Member Activation Indian Child Welfare Toolkit. The products and outcomes of this joint work will be rolled out to members in communities across the nation in early 2019.
We want to know: What are tribes or communities doing locally to bring about change for Indian child welfare?
City and County of Denver announced the move of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program from the Denver Office of Economic Development’s Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO) to Denver International Airport (DEN). (read more)
An enrolled member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Ms. Compton holds a J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, and a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross. (read more)