Policy Center

Our staff offers advocacy, policy development, systems engagement, and consultation support to help strengthen the capacity of tribes, tribal programs, and advocates in addressing violence against Native women and intersecting issues. Scroll down for overviews of our policy priorities impacting the safety of Native women and their children.

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Currently, fewer than half of all federally recognized tribes receive FVPSA funding. The critical needs of survivors… More Info ››

Efforts to enact and reauthorize VAWA included Native women who organized to engage tribal, state, and federal… More Info ››

Under VOCA, there is no dedicated CVF tribal funding stream for tribes to compensate and provide assistance to… More Info ››

A groundswell of grassroots advocates, families, and tribal leaders continually call for public attention and… More Info ››

Currently, there are only 55 Native-centered domestic violence shelters for 574 Indian tribes in the U.S. The low… More Info ››