In an effort to find lasting solutions to the public safety challenges Tribal communities encounter and to protect them from violence, abuse, and exploitation, a national symposium on missing or murdered indigenous persons (MMIP) related issues for federal, state, tribal and local stakeholders will be held Sept. 14-16, 2021.
This virtual training will address important topics like data collection, victim advocacy, creating a community strategy for addressing missing persons, and working collaboratively across jurisdictions.
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 10, 2021
OLE Notification Deadline: Monday, September 13, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021: 1:30 – 5:15 p.m. EDT
- Overview of the National Indian Country Training Initiative and Operation Lady Justice
- Data About MMIP: What We Know and What We Don't (Part 1)
- Data About MMIP: What We Know and What We Don't (Part 2)
Wednesday, September 15, 2021: 1:30 – 5:15 p.m. EDT
- Breakout Session 1A: Developing Tribal Community Response Plans for Missing Person Cases
- Breakout Session 1B: Youth Vulnerabilities
- Breakout Session 2A: Investigator's Panel
- Breakout Session 2B: Victim and Family Services
Thursday, September 16, 2021: 1:30 – 5:15 p.m. EDT
- Breakout Session 3A: State-Based Resources
- Breakout Session 3B: Alerts The Future of MMIP Work