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Native Veterans Legal Assistance Project

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Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA)

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), through the National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) offers Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) to TCCLA grantees and subgrantees. The TCCLA program seeks to increase and improve access to legal assistance for Native Americans and Alaska Natives by providing TTA for the development and enhancement of tribal justice systems. Further, TCCLA will assist in strengthening the capacity and the quality of indigent criminal defense services and defense strategies for tribal justice systems.

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Native Veterans Legal Assistance Project

The Native Veterans Legal Assistance Project seeks to enhance and provide delivery of legal services to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) veterans through webinars, legal clinics, and online resources.

Webinar Series

Coordinating Legal Services to Support American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans.

Webinar #1: An Overview of Legal Issues & Support for Native American and Alaska Native Veterans (October 27, 2022)
Register to watch this recording on-demand: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AGc6pQPcTZi1CBOE995VKQ

Webinar #2: Connecting Pro Bono Attorneys to Native American and Alaska Native Veterans (November 2, 2022)
Register to watch this recording on-demand: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tUFbkZokSsCZ080anX5Lpg

Webinar #3: Medical-Legal Partnerships as a Vehicle for Outreach and Representation of Native American and Alaska Native Veterans (November 17, 2022)
Register to watch this recording on-demand: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5ABPxtbuQVaVAdJxZU1YSg

Resources

Legal Services for Veterans Programs

https://www.va.gov/homeless/lsv.asp

Medical-Legal Partnerships

https://medical-legalpartnership.org/

Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

www.vetsprobono.org

Native American Veterans Affairs Benefits

https://www.benefits.va.gov/persona/veteran-tribal.asp 

Health Care and Resources for Native Veterans

https://ihs-gis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/nearby/index.html?appid=10bce1951c7b491aadaf73ab8bd145fc&sliderDistance=5

Resources for Native American Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/docs/WHCNAA-Brochure.pdf

American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans: 2017, Department of Veterans Affairs

https://www.va.gov/vetdata/docs/SpecialReports/AIAN.pdf

Healing to Wellness Courts

www.wellnesscourts.org

Funding Credit

This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-AL-BX-K001 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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