Here are the announcements for today!

Funding Opportunity - Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fiscal Year 18 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership, OJJDP-2018-13518

  • This multi-category solicitation will provide regional and national training to build youth leaders across Indian Country, and provide training and technical assistance to OJJDP tribal grantees and federally recognized tribes. The specific category titles are: Tribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative, and Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance program. See “Related Content #1”

Funding Opportunity - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), fiscal year (FY) 2018 Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Cooperative Agreements

  • The purpose of this program is to establish one MHTTC National Coordinating Center, ten (10) MHTTC Regional Centers, one MHTTC Tribal Affairs Center, and one MHTTC Hispanic and Latino Center to develop and maintain a collaborative network to support resource development and dissemination, training and technical assistance, and workforce development to the field and Community Mental health Services (CMHS) grant recipients. See “Related Content #2”

Executive Order on the Establishment of a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative

  • On May 3, President Donald Trump announced a new initiative that aims to give faith-based groups a stronger voice throughout the federal government and provide recommendations on administration policies. The President signed the Executive Order during an event in the Rose Garden to mark the National Day of Prayer. See “Related Content #3”

Office of Tribal Relations, USDA meeting notice of Council for Native American Farming and Ranching (CNAFR)

  • The Council is a public advisory committee of the Office of Tribal Relations (OTR). See “Related Content #4”

Norm DeWeaver’s Census Newsletter on the American Community Survey (ACS) Questions

  • Attached is the latest newsletter on American Indian and Alaska Native issues in Census Bureau operations and data. The feature story looks at the proposed questions to be included on future forms for the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS).  It focuses primarily on questions related to employment and unemployment. See “Related Content #5”