Native Americans

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Tribal Home Visiting Program Highlighted at Congressional Briefing

Evidence-based home visiting resonates with indigenous values about the importance of community.

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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Helping Native Americans Prosper

ANA grants help local community financial institutions bring financial tools and resources to underserved Native Americans.

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New ACF Native Language Initiative Proposal

The Community Native Language Coordination Initiative will enable Native American communities to create a cradle to career native language education system.

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Top 10 Highlights from National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

ACF recognizes the importance of working with diverse communities and constituents to respond to human trafficking with a comprehensive approach.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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Ending Human Trafficking is Everyone’s Job

Human trafficking can be hidden in plain sight.  Victims may not realize they are being targeted by traffickers until it is too late.

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ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives: 2014 Year in Review

From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.

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Tribal Home Visiting Grantees Submit Benchmarks Data for the First Time

New information being collected will provide quantifiable data on improvements of eligible families participating in the program.

The Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope working in a computer center.

Harnessing the Power of Cloud-based Computing in the Arctic Circle

How do you bring technology and qualified staff to manage Native communities located miles above the Arctic Circle? This was the challenge facing the Inupiat. Problem was solved with ANA support.

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