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January 2021

Jan 13

Tribal Lead Curriculum Train-the-Trainer Webinars

EPA, in partnership with the National Tribal Toxics Council and National-EPA Tribal Science Council, will host two train-the-trainer webinars with tribal partners on the new tribal lead curriculum - Lead Awareness in Indian Country: Keeping our Children Healthy! Developed with over 200 tribes, the curriculum is a robust set of educational tools that provide tribes and other communities with practical, on-the-ground, community-based resources to reduce childhood lead exposure.

The webinar will train community leaders to:

  • Understand the purpose of the curriculum and its components;
  • Learn key actions to reduce childhood lead exposure;
  • Learn how to navigate materials;
  • Discuss teaching and outreach strategies; and
  • Share and discuss best practices

Register for either the January 13th or the February 10th webinars using the following links:

To learn more about the curriculum, visit https://www.epa.gov/lead/tribal-lead-curriculum.


Jan 19-21 Development Planning Part 3

This 3-day virtual training will provide participants with an overview on the last step of the development process - Operations and Project Management of a development project. The trainings topics will include: transition from development to operations, asset management vs property management, organizational structures, day-to-day operations, process and need for policies and procedures, operating budget, and housing counseling.

Instructions on how to access the virtual training as well as a link to electronic materials will be provided by Friday, January 15, 2021.

Register now at https://bit.ly/DevPlan3

When:  9:00 am to 4:00 pm MST

Jan 20-22

Environmental Review Workshop

Virtual Training

The purpose of this online, 3-day Environmental Review training is to provide HUD recipients with the necessary skills to ensure full compliance with the requirements of 24 C.F.R. Part 58. Participants will become familiar with: responsibilities of entities, achieving compliance with NEPA and related laws, Executive orders, and regulations; preparing environmental review records; making environmental review determinations, identifying environmental impacts; the consultation process, public notice and comment periods; and processing the request of the release of funds.

When: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. AKST Register Here

February 2021


Feb 2

Your Money, Your Goals Training (Part 1 of a 3 part series)

Session 1:  Financial Empowerment Self- Assessments, Goal Setting, Savings

This session focuses on easy to use financial empowerment self -assessments for staff and family members. In addition, information from the Your Money, Your Goals toolkit and the Focus on Native Communities companion guide will be used to address goal setting, savings, asset limits, IIM payment topics.

When:  2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.  Register here.

Feb 9

Your Money, Your Goals Training (Part 2 of a 3 part series)

Session 2:  Tracking income, Tracking Savings, Cash Flow Budgeting

This session focuses on easy to use topics and tools related to cash flow budgeting. Topics include sources of income and benefits, spending that includes savings and addressing bills that are due at different times of the year.

When:  2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.  Register here.

Feb 16

Your Money, Your Goals Training (Part 3 of a 3 part series)

Session 3:  Debt, Credit, Consumer protection, COVID-19 Financial Resources

This session focuses on debt, credit, identity theft and other forms of financial exploitation topics. Easy to use tools will be presented with a suggested approach for use by practitioners.

When:  2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.  Register here.