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Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking
in Indian Country and Alaska Conference

Dates: April 9-11, 2024 (Pre-Conference April 8)

Location: Hotel Nikko | San Francisco, CA

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault CoalitionMen As Peacemakers, and Tribal Law and Policy Institute; we are pleased to host the 2024 Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska Conference at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, California. 

Questions regarding this event can be emailed to [email protected]

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This conference will bring together survivors, tribal leaders, field experts, tribal communities, and federal partners focused on improving responses to sex trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Native children, women, and men.

The conference plenaries and workshop sessions are designed to equip tribal programs and their partners with critical information and tools necessary to plan and implement comprehensive, culturally-based strategies to combat sex trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska Native communities while highlighting key issues to improve systemic responses to, and  support for, American Indian/Alaska Native survivors of sex trafficking.

Attendees
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Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking

MIWSAC holds several training events throughout the year, including 40-Hour Native Specific Sexual Assault Advocacy Trainings, an annual National Institute for TSASP grantees, MMIWR events, and MIWSAC’s Annual Restoring the Sacred Trails of Our Grandmothers Conference.

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Who Should Attend:

Tribal crime victim advocates, healthcare professionals, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other tribal services providers working with American Indian/Alaska Native sex trafficking survivors, tribal leaders, tribal gaming, commercial enterprises, travel and tourism, hotel staff, and others wanting to learn more about developing comprehensive tribal responses to sex trafficking in tribal communities.

Questions regarding this event can be emailed to [email protected] Please feel free to share across your networks.

Past Conferences

2018 Conference

Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel Palm Springs, California
January 30-31, 2018.

2020 Conference

Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska El Conquistador Tucson, Arizona
January 28-30, 2020

2023 Conference

Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country
Sheraton Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
January 24-26, 2023.

This project is supported by Grant No. 15JOVW-21-GK-02236-MUMU awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this conference are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco at our next conference in January 2024!

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco, CAlifornia, in April!