Minnesota American Indian Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies Conference (MAIIADS)
The mission for the annual MAIIADS conference is: “To provide education on alcohol and drug abuse that addresses the total well-being of the American Indian individual, family, and community that is sensitive to cultural healing traditions.” The Institute is a time for professionals from American Indian communities to come together and enhance our knowledge about chemical abuse, to discuss ways to approach the healing of our communities, to learn new techniques, and most importantly, to continue our own healing processes.
Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference
Join us in celebration of Annual Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference Joining Voices This conference has been designed to provide both ADULT and YOUTH participants an opportunity to network and learn about substance abuse prevention. This conference features keynote speakers, breakout sessions, talking circles, speaker panels, and evening activities. These conference will give participants opportunities to:
- Learn about prevention programs and strategies that are being implemented with Native American youth.
- Talk with others who are interested in making prevention programs work efficiently and effectively.
- Strengthen a good path of life for youth.
- Strengthen connections among prevention programs throughout the Native American Nations.
Click the link below for information on this year’s Joining Voices conference and to register to attend.
U-VDC Grant Writing Workshop
The purpose of the U-VDC curriculum is to provide a systematic, standardized and meaningful guide to assist in the preparation and delivery of basic grant writing workshops and/or trainings for faculty and staff in US colleges, universities and institutions of higher education. The course is meant to support community health workers, faculty, researchers, public health professionals and anyone else interested in improving their knowledge of grant writing basics and discovering the expectations of funders from public and private sectors.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will be the site for this training on September 13, 2016. Complete workshop information and registration is available here.
The Cultural Awareness, Respect and Engagement (CARE) committee is a campus-wide initiative which focuses on promoting full inclusion of all peoples and creating an environment where racial and cultural differences are seen as assets. The committee sponsors several free community events throughout the year. We hope you will join us for an event on campus.