NEA will disseminate current information developed in partnership with the National Indian Educational Association and/or the National Congress of American Indians regarding missing and murdered indigenous women and girls during the month of May 2020.This will be in solidarity with Red Shawl Day. Information will be disseminated through established modes of communication.

Rationale/Background

In 2016, 5712 missing and murdered indigenous cases were reported to the National Crime Information Center.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, homicide is the second to seventh leading cause of death for indigenous women.

Contact

Mary Levi - CA

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $6,500.