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ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson speaking at a RES 2014 session.

Investing in Tribal Economies

ANA Commissioner Sparks Robinson shares opportunities available through the Administration for Children and Families to assist in job creation and business expansion for Native American communities.

Photo of Maple Trees with buckets collecting syrup. Image credit: Anika Salsera, 123RF.

Growing Economies Through SEEDS

Tribes and Native Communities create programs designed to help sustain local communities.

Photo of Health Care Professionals smiling.

Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program Celebrates Students' Success

More than 10,000 students have completed health care occupational training programs.

A photo of Rolando Calderón wearing his medical scrubs and a stethoscope.

Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

Malia Sanchez (fourth person on the left), was awarded the 2012 Small Business Association Women in Business Champion of the Year of the City and County of Honolulu at her aesthetics academy.

Promoting Economic Development on the Hawaiian Islands

Since 1988, the Administration for Native Americans has collaborated with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to provide loans to help Native Hawaiians build businesses, fund home improvements, fund tuition and improve their credit.

A young woman and child eating fruit.

ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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Native Asset Building Initiative Grantee Provides Tools to Make Higher Education a Reality

Program helps Native American youth learn financial management skills, along with the importance of saving for an education.

Vegetable transplants being grown in a greenhouse.

ANA: Working to Make Fresh and Traditional Foods Available and Affordable

The Administration for Native Americans funds projects that help local Tribal governments operate farms and provide fresh fruits and vegetables to remote communities.

Photo of Piggy Bank with a dollar sticking out.

Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

As one of the largest federal anti-poverty programs, Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful asset-building tool for people with earned income because it can reduce their taxes and result in a refund.

Photo of Van Kuno, an ACF Grantee in Washington state.

Former Refugee Helps Others Achieve American Dream

The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.

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