Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $436,617)
Children's Justice Act (CJA) Partnerships for Indian Communities Grant Program (Victims of Crime Act of 1984, Section 1402(g), 34 U.S.C. 20101(g) supports American Indian and Alaskan Native communities for the purpose of improving the investigation, prosecution, and handling of child abuse cases, especially cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner that increases support for and lessens trauma to child abuse victims. The funding further supports programs to provide comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary responses to child abuse victims and provide trauma-informed, culturally competent, holistic services to child abuse victims and their families.
With this award, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will expand on existing programs for children who are victims of crime by increasing their ability to investigate and prosecute cases of child abuse and neglect. CA/NCF
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- Increasing Post-Conviction Options and Access for Victims of Crime
- Expanding an Innovative Web-based Healing Hub to Increase Accessibility to Resources, Community, and Healing Tools for Victims of Gender-Based Crimes