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Posted: August 24, 2020
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“What do you miss most about our in-person NAFOA conferences? Personally, I miss the fun camaraderie and all the food at the Closing Reception. What I don’t miss…getting my watch taken by magicians ūü§Į (I got it back)” ‚ÄĒ Bettina, Education Programs & Communications. Photo courtesy NAFOA

5 Things You Need to Know this Week

The NAFOA Community is stronger with and because of you and our partners.

1. EVENTS:
THE AGENDA FOR #NAFOAFALL2020 IS LIVE

The agenda is live and registration is open for NAFOA’s¬†Virtual 2020 Fall Conference¬†taking place on October 5-9, 2020. We are working hard to bring you a virtual conference lineup with compelling education sessions and fun entertainment. R

If you would like to use a registration credit from the Spring Conference, please contact Missy Hurley.

Thanks to the generosity of our Corporate Partners, NAFOA has a number of Sponsored Complimentary Registrations available to tribal members and employees to attend the conference. Please contact VaRene Martin or Dustin VanWinkle for more information.

2. FOR THE COMMUNITY:
WEBINAR: BUILDING YOUR SQUAD: FAMILY CONVERSATIONS FOR FINANCIAL WELL-BEING

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Everyone needs a great support network that will positively impact your financial mind-set. NAFOA and The American Indian College Fund have invited two CPA’s to answer questions and discuss meaningful habits and actions for smart financial choices this fall. Featuring Hattie Mitchell, CPA, Tribal Controller of the Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians and NAFOA Board Treasurer; and Tasha Repp, CPA, Partner and National Practice Leader at Moss Adams.

The webinar is free and open to the public. Join on Tuesday, August 25th at from 5:00 Р6:00 pm ET. Register here.

3. POLICY:

REGISTER FOR TTAC GWE SUBCOMMITTEE VIRTUAL FORUM

The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (‚ÄúTTAC‚ÄĚ), Subcommittee on General Welfare Exclusion (‚ÄúGWE Subcommittee‚ÄĚ) is seeking feedback on a solicitation letter, accessible¬†here, regarding the implementation of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act (‚ÄúTGWEA‚ÄĚ) and the Internal Revenue Code, Section 139E.¬†¬†All comments are due by¬†September 14, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT.

On August 26, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT the GWE Subcommittee will hold a virtual forum, co-hosted by NAFOA and NCAI, for tribal leaders and stakeholders to discuss this solicitation letter. Register for the virtual forum.

4.  FOR YOUTH:
FOOD 4 FAMILIES: HELPING YOUTH FEED COMMUNITIES

The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) in partnership with¬†Farm-Aid,¬†Indian Land Tenure Foundation, and¬†First Nations Development Institute¬†is proud to announce the ‚ÄúFood 4 Families‚Ä̬† initiative.

Any 4-H, FFA, or¬†youth showing on their own,¬†among our IAC membership who¬†are unable to participate in their normal livestock show and the market sale can apply for a ‚ÄúFood 4 Families‚ÄĚ coupon. Designed with disproportionately disadvantaged food systems in mind, this coupon will cover processing fees for animals intended for market auction, and help them to market their animal through online sales, or contribute in other ways to their local food economy. Learn more and apply.

5. JOBS:
JOBS SITE DISCOUNTS FOR MEMBER TRIBES AND CORPORATE PARTNERS

NAFOA has a new premium jobs site! NAFOA Member Tribes and corporate partners receive a reduced rate and discount for a 30-day job posting. Visit the jobs site for more information about pricing.

Users will be able to build your account and start posting jobs, RFPs, and internships at competitive rates. We’ll be releasing an update that allows users to purchase and manage their job submissions from a registered account.

 

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