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The Resource Basket works to build a network of youth providers and support community connections. Inside the Basket is our quarterly newsletter designed to share success stories, community photos, opportunities for funding, training, and connecting to other providers and resources.
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DOJ Program Plan – Fiscal Year 19
One Month Left to Apply! STEM Scholarships Available for American Indians, Alaska Natives
Application Due – Friday, May 17, 2019
The Department of Justice Office of Justice Program’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announced the availability of travel scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or in the social and behavioral sciences (SBS), to study how those fields support criminal justice and public safety.
The Native Student Travel Scholarship Program: Connecting Science to Crime and Justice will provide up to 15 students the opportunity to attend a criminal justice-related conference to explore the role of science in solving complex problems to increase public safety. Attendance at these conferences will allow students to explore the ways their interest in science applies to crime and justice, and to meet researchers and practitioners currently engaged in similar work. Additionally, students will learn about innovative, evidence-based, and technological solutions to justice issues.
Eligibility, application and other crucial program details are available online at:
ANA Announces Funding To Address Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska-SEDS-AK
Applications due: April 15, 2019
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds for community-based projects for the Social and Economic Development Strategies-Alaska (SEDS-AK) program.
New Grant Program Expands Afterschool Access
The Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, seeks proposals from eligible applicants to provide services through the Positive Youth Development Afterschool Program. The will support projects increasing youth protective factors and reducing youth risk factors through services provided outside of school hours, i.e., evenings, weekends, and school breaks for youth entering grades 5 through 8. Preventing or delaying the initiation of adolescent marijuana use, and other substance use, during this crucial period helps to ensure healthy brain development and reduce the likelihood of future substance misuse.
Proposals will ONLY be accepted through GEMS. Applicants are responsible for reviewing the GEMS homepage at https://gems.dhss.alaska.gov/ for details regarding agency registration and availability of technical assistance. Log into GEMS through myAlaska, https://my.alaska.gov/Welcome.aspx, to begin the application process. Once you are logged into GEMS, guidance and instruction are available in the Documents tab and from the film strip icon. Applicants are responsible for monitoring GEMS or the State Online Public Notices site for any changes or amendments that may be issued regarding this solicitation.
Relay Alaska provides assisted communication services at 711 or 1-800-770-8973 from a TTY phone, and at 1-800-770-8255 from a voice phone.
A pre-proposal teleconference will be held on Tuesday, March 26th beginning at 10:00 AM prevailing local time. Participants can join the teleconference at (888) 392-4560 by entering access code 4785473 followed by the pound key. Questions and answers from the teleconference will be published as an amendment to the solicitation.
Tribal Courts: Guardians of Justice
Tanana Chiefs Conference in partnership with the University of Alaska Tribal Management Program hosts the 36th annual Conference. This Conference will feature new developments and current topics for Alaska tribes and their impacts on tribal courts. Panels include intertribal court collaboration, tribal responses to alcohol and drugs, best practices in tribal court administration, protecting tribal children, opportunities for working with the State Judiciary, and a mock justice circle. Additionally, Tribal Elders, Tribal Court Judges, and distinguished state and federal dignitaries will speak.
SAVE THE DATE – April 29 – May 1, 2019
The Rural Providers’ Conference (RPC) is an annual gathering of substance abuse service providers, youth, Elders and family members interested in celebrating and encouraging the continual growth of the Alaska Native Sobriety Movement. This year the RPC will focus on the traditional Alaska Native knowledge for healing of the issues related to historical trauma, alcohol and drug abuse, grief and other issues of rural Alaska. The RPC features ceremonies, talking circles and cultural events. The 2019 RPC is sponsored by the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP).
The theme of this year’s conference is “Spreading the Light Through Trusting Our Traditions”.
Please contact Bridget McCleskey at email@example.com for more information.
Application Deadline: Unknown
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is recruiting for the 2019 Internship
Under general direction, will provide support to the Rural Energy Program and the National Tribal Water Center. The Rural Energy Program develops and delivers energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout tribal communities in rural Alaska. The National Tribal Water Center collaborates with Tribes to maximize the health and well-being of Alaska Native and American Indian people through water and sanitation. Both the Rural Energy Program and the National Tribal Water Center are programs within ANTHC’s Division of Environmental Health and Engineering.
Learn more and apply today!
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