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Feb 14, 2024 - Notice of final rule from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to modernize the implementing regulations of the Older Americans Act of 1965. The changes advance the policy goals of the Older Americans Act as articulated by Congress, including equity in service delivery, accountability for funds expended, and clarity of administration for ACL and its grantees. This rule is effective on March 15, 2024.
Source: Federal Register
Feb 12, 2024 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs from February 27-29, 2024. The Committee will provide advice and guidance to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations, and Native American Veterans. The agenda will include, among other things, updates on the Native American Direct Loan Program; homeless programs; Choctaw Nation Behavioral Health/VA Staff Sergeant Fox Grant for suicide prevention, family counseling, women's domestic violence program; the Tribal Veteran Service Officer Representation Expansion Project; Reimbursement Agreement Program/Tribal Health Programs/Purchase Referred Care expansion; claims clinic events in Indian Country; and the VA Office of Connected Care.
Source: Federal Register
Feb 9, 2024 - Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of a public meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders on February 27-28, 2024. Agenda items include discussions on full and draft recommendations by the Commission's six Subcommittees on ways to advance equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. The confirmed time and agenda will be posted on the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders website. Registration is required.
Source: Federal Register
Feb 6, 2024 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs from February 27-29, 2024. The Committee will provide advice and guidance to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations, and Native American Veterans. The agenda will include, among other things, updates on the Native American Direct Loan Program; homeless programs; Choctaw Nation Behavioral Health/VA Staff Sergeant Fox Grant for suicide prevention, family counseling, women's domestic violence program; the Tribal Veteran Service Officer Representation Expansion Project; Reimbursement Agreement Program/Tribal Health Programs/Purchase Referred Care expansion; claims clinic events in Indian Country; and the VA Office of Connected Care.
Source: Federal Register
Jan 12, 2024 - Highlights the use of U.S. Census Bureau and other federal agency data to create digital tools to improve access to funding for Indigenous communities. Projects will be presented at the upcoming Census Open Innovation Summit 2024.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau