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Day 1, Session 1

Successful Models for Tribal-State Partnerships

Partnerships increase knowledge, build expertise, and access to resources to support programs and reach targeted populations. During this session, community action and Tribal representatives discuss how they forged partnerships with their respective states along with an overview of basic tenets for sustaining a strong partnership between Tribal and non-Tribal groups.


Video Presentation: TANF and Community Action Partners in Action: The CASI Experience – Minnesota Culture and Equity



  • Genevieve Fields, CSBG Program Manager, LA Workforce Commission
  • Melinda Butaud, Program Manager, Institute for Indian Development
  • Pat Arnould, Former Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs