NIJ to Host Seminar on Violence Against Indigenous Adults

On June 23, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will host a Research for the Real World seminar on violence against indigenous adults to help improve awareness and understanding of American Indian and Alaska Native victims of crime. André Rosay, University of Alaska Anchorage, will present on a large-scale survey that examined violence and victimization experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native women and men. The seminar will be moderated by NIJ Director Nancy Rodriguez and a panel on policy and practice implications will include Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, Advisor on Violence Against Women in the Office of the Vice President; Joye Frost, the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime at the Department of Justice; and Bea Hanson, the Principal Deputy Director in the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice. More information and registration can be found here.

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