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Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence: A Strategic Vision for Connecting the Dots

This document communicates CDC’s priorities related to violence prevention for the next 5 years. CDC will use this document to prioritize our portfolio of work to better address the connections among the different forms of violence, shape future funding initiatives, and guide our collaborative efforts with partners across the country.
Why use a cross-cutting approach?

ICWA and VAWA: Preserving Tribal Sovereignty to Protect our Women and Children

Both the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Violence Against Women Act tribal jurisdiction provision (section 904) recognize the inherent sovereignty of Indian Nations to protect their women and children.  However, both are under attack.  This webinar will take a close look at the non-Indian attacks on ICWA and VAWA, how they intersect, and what lessons we can learn from defending these attacks to ensure that our own communities best utilize these important laws to protect our women and children.

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