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Today, December 22, 2020 at 2:00 EST NAFOA is convening a Tribal Leader Town Hall with several national organizations to discuss the bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation that Congress passed last night.
NAFOA is coordinating with several national organizations to convene a Tribal Leader Town Hall tomorrow, December 22, 2020 to discuss the bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation that Congress is expected to pass today, December 21.
“It is with great honor, pride and enthusiasm that NAFOA welcomes and embraces the Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary nominee Deb Haaland. For several years Congresswoman Haaland has supported and engaged in NAFOA activities and initiatives. As a Trailblazer, she will continue to serve Indian Country in advancing policy decisions that are proactive and advantageous to issues directly impacting the sovereignty of our Nations. NAFOA encourages the confirmation of Congresswoman Haaland as the next DOI Secretary.“ — Cristina Danforth, NAFOA Board President
A gift to NAFOA's education programs is a gift to Native youth. Our education programs like Career Basics and the NAFOA Leadership Summit help support the goals and aspirations of young Native leaders. This year, we served a record number of youth with our online and remote programs, and we hope to continue this momentum with your help.
We're sharing important updates related to COVID-19 and its impacts on Indian Country. Also, learn more about professional development opportunities coming up.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has released a summary of provisions to be used as the basis for a new $908 billion COVID-19 relief package. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) led the effort to include Indian Country in a number of relief measures.
The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (“TTAC”) Subcommittee on General Welfare Exclusion (“GWE Subcommittee”) is re-opening its solicitation of input from Tribal governments and stakeholders before making recommendations to the TTAC on guidance under the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act (“TGWEA”) and the Internal Revenue Code Section 139E.
Supporting tribal economies means investing in and empowering the next generation of leaders. Even in trying times, NAFOA remains committed to strengthening opportunities and creating resources for Native youth and young professionals. This year, we served more youth than before with our online Career Basics program and provided new opportunities for young people to be involved with our work.
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