Action Alerts

June 15, 2012
*Your Action Is Still Needed for Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization * The U.S. House and Senate have passed separate versions of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. Both authorize $660 million in spending for grants to women's...
May 10, 2012
*Demand a floor amendment to restore Native protections* Yesterday we sent you an Action Alert about the U.S. House of Representatives' attempt to strip Native American protections from the reauthorization bill for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA...
May 8, 2012
*Act Now to Preserve Native Protections in the U.S. House Version of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization!* The Indian Country Today Media Network [
April 30, 2012
On March 7, 2012, The National Indian Health Board sponsored a Tribal Caucus and Briefing on the reauthorization of funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI). SDPI, established in 1997, is currently set to expire in FY 2013 unless...
April 16, 2012
*Give to First Nations online April 17-26 and you'll have TWICE the impact!* First Nations is participating in the Cultures of Giving Donor Challenge starting tomorrow, April 17. This challenge runs for *10 days only*, through April 26. All...
March 19, 2012
*First Nations Supports Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act * Violence against Native American women occurs at a much higher rate than non-Native women. National crime statistics indicate that one in three American Indian women will be raped...


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