NCAI Budget Taskforce Meeting

Date: Nov 13, 2018

Where: National Congress of American Indians, 1516 P Street NW Washington DC, 20005

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About the Event:

Call-in: 888-244-8150; passcode: 7467208008

I. Welcome, Introductions

II. Overview of Meeting Purpose and Goals
– Amber Ebarb, Program Manager

III. US Commission on Civil Rights
– Karen Narasaki

IV. Overall Budget Perspectives
– Tamara Fucile, Director of Government Affairs and Senior Advisor
– Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

V. Budget Messaging & Strategy
–Amber Ebarb

VI. Timeline and Next Steps: Send input by December 14 to

By December 14th, NCAI asks for the following input on the FY 2020 Tribal Budget Request, specifically:
• The top funding priority for your tribal issue areas;
• Historical budget trend analysis for your respective Indian program areas;
• Well documented data and background to justify all increases sought;
• What authorizing legislation recommends for funding levels;
• Anecdotes of successes of the federal investment in tribal programs; and
• Images or photographs with citations to accompany your recommendations. (hi-res, at least 300 dpi preferably a .jpeg or .tif file. at least 1200 pixels wide or at least 1200 pixels high at a minimum.)

If you cannot attend in person, remote participation is an option, although in person attendance is encouraged.