Advocacy in Action Conference

Advocacy in Action Conference
April 22-25, 2019 
This conference is designed for professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system, victim assistance, and mental health field who provide services to victims and families.

The conference offers three days of skill enhancing information on national, state and tribal issues. In addition, this conference will increase awareness and strengthen capacity of attendees to effectively serve victims of crime.

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Scholarship Eligibilty

Eligible Professions:

CYFD Child Protective Services

Adult Protective Service Professionals (direct services)

Law Enforcement – officers, dispatchers & LE victim advocates

Adult Probation & Parole Officers only

Sexual Assault Coordinators – must provide direct services to Adult/Teen victim/survivors

Prosecution – Attorneys & D.A. Victim Advocates

Court Personnel

Judges

Faith Based Organizations

Counselors – must work predominantly with victims/survivors

Social Workers – must provide direct services to victims of crime

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) coordinators and volunteers

Victim Advocates

Attorneys – must provide emergency civil legal services

This scholarship is strictly limited to these professionals. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the profession specific funding source runs out.  Please remember, your submission of a scholarship application does not guarantee an award.

Scholarship inquiries should be directed to: Suzanne.Lopez@state.nm.us

NOTE: All approved scholarship attendees must make their own hotel reservations and secure the reservation with a credit card.

Next Commission Meeting - November 20 2019