Providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people.
National Tribal Trial College Online 40 hour course
July 18, 2022 – July 22, 2022
Partnership with the University of Wisconsin Law School
Southwest Center for Law and Policy Executive Director, received the Ronald Wilson Reagan Public Policy Award at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
The National Tribal Trial College Certificate in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy is a free, 6-month, skill building course empowering laypersons to practice law in Tribal Courts across the United States of America. 203 Tribal Court Legal Advocates representing 92 Tribes from 26 states have completed the intensive litigation Certificate in partnership with the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women and the University of Wisconsin Law School.
An Advanced Certificate in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy will again be offered in 2024.
SAFESTAR is a unique model of care that draws upon the strength and resilience of Indigenous women to put an end to sexual violence, while also providing compassionate and holistic care for women and teens victims. Specifically selected and qualified Native women learn the skills necessary to: