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Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center
Presents information, resources, training, and technical assistance pertaining to tribal injury prevention.
Type: Website
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COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index
State and county data on communities where people are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19. Identifies areas vulnerable due to barriers related to healthcare access, social determinants of health, and other facts. Also provides data related to COVID-19 cases, deaths, vaccination, testing, critical risk workers, and race/ethnicity.
Additional links: U.S. Data Explorer
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Surgo Ventures
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Indian Health Service Child and Sexual Abuse Hotline
Hotline for reporting suspected child or sexual abuse by an Indian Health Service (IHS) staff member and/or within an IHS facility. Call 1-855-SAFE-IHS (855 723-3447) or submit an online complaint. Hotline is staffed Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Type: Hotline
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Tribal Grant Writing Training
Presents a grant writing curriculum for American Indian and Alaska Natives to support tribes and tribal organizations. Features a train-the-trainer lesson plan, a proposal development manual, and a number of lecture videos highlighting various points of the process, such as proposal development, preparing the proposal budget, and challenges around federal grant proposals, among other aspects.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Indian Physicians
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Operation Lady Justice - The Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives
Details the presidential task force on missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Features the executive order creating the task force, task force members, operational accomplishments, and resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of the Interior
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National Indian Health Board Tribal Data Project
Presents a series of maps illustrating American Indian and Alaska Native populations by a number of demographic and health-related measures. Includes maps detailing population, mortality, and veteran status, among others measures.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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Vaccine Information and Tribal Support
Resources and information to help tribes engage regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Includes information from federal agencies, recorded webinars and presentations, insights from experts, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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Indian Health Service (IHS) Continuing Dental Education Courses
Helps Indian Health Service (IHS) oral health professionals find continuing dental education (CDE) courses and manage the CDE process. Offers CDE courses to IHS, tribal, urban, and contract dental personnel. Some courses require completion of a prerequisite course.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Indigenous Environmental Health Training Modules
A series of free online training modules describing why and how the Swinomish Tribal Community modified and implemented the CDC Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) health assessment framework as part of the Climate Ready Tribes project designed to help tribes assess and adapt to climate change.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: National Indian Health Board, Oregon State University, College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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COVID-19 Farmworker Study
Presents an ongoing study on the effect of COVID-19 on migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in California, Oregon, and Washington. Works with community-based organizations to conduct a study via a phone-based survey and an in-depth interview detailing the farmworkers' experiences.
Type: Website
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