Focus groups for Alaska Natives and urban Indian communities are being planned in order to gather insight on existing services and the unique needs of survivors of crime living in those areas.
Upcoming focus groups:
August 30, 2016, in Los Angeles, CA
September 1, 2016, in Minneapolis, MN
October 10, 2016, in Phoenix, AZ
November 8, 2016, in Catoosa, OK.
Invitations are being issued. If you would like to be involved in a focus group, please let us know through our Get Involved page.
Coming to one of our focus groups?
Download a copy of the Informed Consent Form. This is a standard form used in research-related activities—such as focus groups—where individuals will be asked about sensitive topics or topics that might lead to discussion of sensitive information. This ensures that everyone’s participation is voluntary and that all participants understand any privacy or other risks that might be involved.
Planning is also underway for a Tribal Resource Mapping Pre-conference meeting at the 15th National Indian Nations Conference, tentatively set for Tuesday, December 6, from 3 pm – 6 pm. More information coming soon.
Are you interested in attending Tribal Resource mapping Pre-Conferene Meeting?
The project team is looking for 30 participants to join our pre-conference meeting. Funding to cover travel costs is available through the project grant. If you and/or your organization would like to attend the Tribal Resource Mapping Pre-Conference meeting please complete an application form
by Thursday, September 15th, 2016.
The goals of this meeting include: (1) An overview of the project and progress to date; (2) Findings from five (5) focus groups in Alaska Native and urban Indian communities; (3) Information regarding the types of services being identified and other information being collected, and a discussion about whether additional information is needed; and (4) A discussion regarding the organization of information for the Tribal Resource Mapping Tool.
Acceptance emails will be sent out on a rolling basis, so early submission is highly encouraged. A submitted application does not guarantee acceptance.
*Applicants selected to join the pre-conference meeting will receive funding to cover travel costs. **Applicants must be available to travel between December 5-10th, 2016 (exact date(s) for Tribal Resource Mapping Pre-Conference Meeting is tentative).
For questions please contact Project Coordinator, Samantha Wauls at firstname.lastname@example.org