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The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since our establishment in 1983, the month of April has been central in our work to build the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and communities to prevent child maltreatment.
A new resource from the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) includes timely information for families encountering the child welfare system with guidance including what to do if a parent is reported for abuse or neglect or if their child is removed from their home. This resource is made possible with generous support from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund.
NICWA and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Partner to Support and Promote the Unique Needs of Native Children and their Families
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) has received a generous $300,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a federally recognized American Indian tribe located near the city of Highland, California, to provide resources to Native families across the nation that encounter the child welfare system. These resources include print public service announcements, podcasts, webinars, and social media campaigns.
(PORTLAND, Ore. September 15, 2020)—The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) heartily thanks the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) for their generous grant of $700,000 over three years to support a pilot evaluation study of Positive Indian Parenting...
Protect ICWA Campaign Partners Applaud Lawsuit Challenging Data Collection Withdrawal in the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Final Rule
(Portland, OR, August 27, 2020)—Today we applaud the broad coalition of tribal nations and foster and LGBTQ+ youth organizations who filed a lawsuit challenging the 2020 Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Final Rule. The 2020 Rule rolled...
(Portland, Ore., August 20, 2020)—As part of The Pokémon Company group’s donation to charitable nonprofit organizations around the world that improve the lives of children, the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) received a gift from the group to support...