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Upcoming Hearings

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December 15, 2022

Virtual Hearing – Cross-Cutting- Role of Government

The three-person panel will provide an overview of Cross-cutting- Role of government. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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Past Hearings

November 18, 2022

Virtual Hearing – Cross-Cutting – Increased Coordination for Wrap-Around Services for Native Children

The three-person panel will provide an overview of Cross-cutting- Increased coordination for wrap-around services for Native children. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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October 28, 2022

Virtual Hearing – ICWA—Overview of Tribal Capacity Building to Prevent and Respond to Child Maltreatment and Increase Coordination of Services

The three-person panel will provide an overview of ICWA—Overview of tribal capacity building to prevent and respond to child maltreatment and increase coordination of services. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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October 6-7, 2022

October 6-7, 2022 Southern Plains and Eastern Oklahoma Regional Hearing”

Held in Oklahoma City, OK and virtually. October 6 – 7, 2022
The Commission on Native Children to hold its fourth regional hearing to hear from expert witnesses and the public on the successes, challenges, and needs for supporting Native children on the key topics:
1. Physical, mental, and behavioral health;
2. Education and early childhood development;
3. Child welfare, juvenile justice, and violence;
4. System innovations and best practices in Native communities; and
5. Youth and community panel

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September 16, 2022

Virtual Hearing – ICWA — Overview of Improvements to the Child Welfare System to Reduce Disproportionality, Data Trends and Implications, and Prevention/Family Preservation (including changes to IV-E)

The three-person panel will provide an overview of ICWA—Overview of improvements to the child welfare system to reduce disproportionality, data trends and implications, and prevention/family preservation (including changes to IV-E). During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities

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August 25-26, 2022

Pacific Regional Hearing

Held in Sacramento (Woodland) CA and virtually August 25-26, 2022
The Commission on Native Children to hold its fourth regional hearing to hear from expert witnesses and the public on the successes, challenges, and needs for supporting Native children on the four key topics:
1. Physical, mental, and behavioral health;
2. Education and early childhood development;
3. Child welfare, juvenile justice, and violence;
4. System innovations and best practices in Native communities; and
5. Youth and community panel

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August 5, 2022

Virtual Hearing – ICWA – Overview of Jurisdiction and State/Tribal/Local/Federal Collaboration to Protect Native Children

The three-person panel will provide an overview of ICWA jurisdiction and collaboration to protect Native children. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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July 15, 2022

Overview of Child Maltreatment in Native Communities and Impact of Indian Child Welfare Act

The three-person panel will provide an overview of child maltreatment in Native communities and impact of ICWA related to Native children. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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June 23-24, 2022

Great Plains and Midwest Regional Hearing

The Commission on Native Children to hold its fourth regional hearing to hear from expert witnesses and the public on the successes, challenges, and needs for supporting Native children.

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June 3, 2022

Virtual Hearing—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The three-person panel will discuss fetal alcohol spectrum disorders related to Native children. During this panel, experts will present strengths, challenges, and opportunities for improvement for Native children, youth, and their communities.

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May 13, 2022

Virtual Hearing—College and Career Readiness

Details of the College and Career Readiness Virtual Hearing

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April 21-22, 2022

Navajo Regional Hearing

Details of the Navajo Regional Hearing

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April 1, 2022

Virtual Hearing–Increasing Native Children’s Academic Achievement

Details of the Virtual Hearing–K12 Education

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March 11, 2022

Virtual Hearing–Suicide Prevention and Mental Health

Details of the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Hearing

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February 24-26, 2022

Southwest and Western Regional Hearing

Details of the Southwest and Western Regional Hearing

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January 28, 2022

Virtual Hearing–Early Childhood Development

Details of Virtual Hearing–Early Childhood Development

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January 7, 2022

Virtual Hearing–Juvenile Justice

Details of Virtual Hearing–Juvenile Justice

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August 21, 2021

Alaska Regional Hearing

Details of Alaska Regional Hearing

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March 12, 2021

Hearing on Early Childhood Development

Details of Public Hearing

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January 19, 2021

Hearing on COVID-19 Impacts

Details of Public Hearing

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September 29, 2020

Virtual Hearing–Generational and Multi-Generational Approaches

Details of Virtual Hearing

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July 28, 2020

Virtual Hearing–Youth Substance Use Prevention

Details of Virtual Hearing

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March 14, 2020

Regional Hearing (Shortened due to COVID-19)

Details of Hearing (Shortened due to COVID-19)

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