2024 National Week of Action for MMIWR


The National Partners Work Group on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) and the MMIW Family Advisors are organizing a National Week of Action (April 29 - May 5, 2024) to call the nation and the world to action in honor of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives.

Take action by participating throughout the week, exploring our list of resources, and joining and organizing additional actions in your communities on and around May 5th.

Join us in saying enough is enough. No more stolen sisters.


Join Us On Social Media

We recognize social media as a powerful tool in community outreach and uplifting the collective voices of grassroots advocates and survivors. We are honored to offer suggested social media posts, hashtags, and graphics in support of the 2024 National Week of Action. 


Schedule of Events (Mountain Time Zone)

Monday, April 29 (Launch)
Wear Red.

Wear red today in honor of MMIWR.

#MMIWR #MMIWRActionNow #NoMoreStolenSisters

Tuesday, April 30
Tell Congress.

Use our pre-written letter to urge your members of Congress to pass the Parity for Tribal Law Enforcement Act (S. 2695/H.R. 4524). It takes less than 2 minutes to take action! Take action here.

Wednesday, May 1
Go Local!

Share and support MMIWR events near you using the hashtags #MMIWRGoLocal. 

Thursday, May 2

Honoring women is prevention. How do you honor MMIWR? How do you honor Indigenous women? Tell us by using the hashtag #HonorMMIWR.

Friday, May 3

Follow us on social media @niwrc and use the hashtags #MMIWRActionNow, #NoMoreStolenSisters, and #MMIWR to show support for the week of action and end violence against Indigenous women. We will live post on X (formerly Twitter) at 1 p.m.  MST.

Saturday, May 4

Walk, run, and move in honor of MMIWR. Join Rising Hearts for the 6th Annual Running for Justice in person and virtual 5K from May 3-6.

Sunday, May 5 (Day of Action)

Women experience violence every day. Ending the MMIWR crisis is a commitment to everyday action. Continue to take action all year to stop this crisis of violence.


All Weekend  MMIW 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon Hosted by Rising Hearts

End of Schedule


The NIWRC provides national leadership in ending gender-based violence in Tribal communities by providing culturally-grounded resources, technical assistance and training, and policy development to strengthen Tribal sovereignty. The following list of resources has been curated to enrich the understanding of the MMIW crisis across Indian Country. 

Partner Events