Indigenous Stakeholders Unite!

02/02/2021
2:30 PM
3:45 PM

Description

Are you looking to broaden your networks and collaborate with other Indigenous key stakeholders? Want to learn more about how Indigenous communities are using CADCA’s Seven Strategies for Community Change? In this session, Melanie Johnson, Raquel Ramos and Dr. Alec Thundercloud draw from their knowledge and experience to candidly talk about challenges, successes and the need for Tribes, Tribal organizations and community stakeholders to unite on substance misuse issues in Indian Country and create sustainable infrastructure at the Tribal level. Join us to learn how Indigenous prevention leaders are collaborating with other stakeholders and members of other councils to raise awareness of the innovative work that is being done throughout Indian Country and what CADCA is doing to showcase the role of the first ever Inter-Tribal Advisory Council.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1) Broaden Tribal and intertribal networks and collaborate with other Indigenous key stakeholders

2) Learn how Indigenous communities are using CADCA’s Seven Strategies for Change

3) Showcase the many opportunities made possible by CADCA’s first ever Inter-Tribal Advisory Council

31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 17th Prevention Day

Presenters

Melanie Johnson
Program Director
National Indian Education Association
Raquel Ramos
SPF-PFS/Tribal Youth Connections, Director
Wichita & Affiliated Tribes
Dr. Alec Thundercloud
Director, Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs Office of the Assistant Secretary
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration