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Action Alert Congress must address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women 

We need your help! The House will vote tomorrow to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (H.R. 1585) or VAWA. Not only does this bill secure vital funding for victim services, it also expands tribal jurisdiction to prosecute non-Native American perpetrators of violence.

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March 2019

Welcome to FCNL's Native American Legislative Update! The NALU is a monthly newsletter about FCNL's Native American policy advocacy and ways for you to engage your members of Congress. FCNL's Congressional Advocate for Native American policy is Lacina Tangnaqudo Onco (Shinnecock/Kiowa).

Letter Statement to the House Judiciary Committee Pertaining to H.R. 1585, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019." 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation urges members of the House Judiciary Committee to support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585) and its effortsto address violence against Native women.

Update Violence Against Women Act Passes Out of House Judiciary Committee 

Great news! On Wednesday, March 13, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1585, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It now heads to the House floor for a full vote.

Action Alert VAWA Reintroduced: Tell Congress to support protections for Native women! 

Fantastic news! On March 7, Reps. Karen Bass (CA-37) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (H.R. 1585). Not only does this bill secure vital funding for victim services, it also expands tribal jurisdiction to prosecute non-Native perpetrators of violence.

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February 2019

Welcome to FCNL's Native American Legislative Update! The NALU is a monthly newsletter about FCNL's Native American policy advocacy and ways for you to engage your members of Congress. FCNL's Congressional Advocate for Native American policy is Lacina Tangnaqudo Onco (Shinnecock/Kiowa).

Event Native American Advocacy Training 

March 6, 2019 | Video Conference

Join us over Zoom webinar for a Native American Legislation Lobby Training with Lacina Tangnaqudo Onco.

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January 2019

Welcome to FCNL's Native American Legislative Update! The NALU is a monthly newsletter about FCNL's Native American policy advocacy and ways for you to engage your members of Congress. FCNL's Congressional Advocate for Native American policy is Lacina Tangnaqudo Onco (Shinnecock/Kiowa).

Legislative Ask Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act with Strong Provisions for Native Women 

Congress must reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) with strong provisions protecting Native communities.

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