Entries by Nicole Scott

CILS Sponsors Special Performance of “Something Inside Is Broken” on Native American Day

Join us Friday, September 23rd at 6 PM. California Indian Legal Services invites you to a special performance of “Something Inside Is Broken” after the Native American Day celebration at the State Capitol. This is the first Native American produced Rock Opera Musical depicting pre-gold rush California. A reception will be held at 6 PM […]

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CILS Seeks Community Representatives for Board of Trustees – All Regions

The Board of Trustees of California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is currently accepting applications for appointments to the Board for Community Representatives from the southern region of California (for regional representation information, see the list of counties covered in “Qualifications” section below). Members of the Board of Trustees play an active and significant role in […]

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Support Tribal Identification Cards! Please Send Letters to Governor Brown Asking For His Signature on SB 997

California currently does not allow notaries public to accept tribal identification cards as a form of valid, personal identification for documents needing  notarization.  California Indian Legal Services in sponsorship with Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) supports Senate Bill 997 which is currently waiting  consideration by Governor Brown.  The Bill would add tribal identification cards to […]

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TRIBAL ALERT: Funding for California Tribal Courts

California Indian Legal Services and the California Tribal Court Judges’ Association strongly urge you to contact your California Senators and Congressional Representative and encourage them to enact permanent funding for California Tribal Courts. Tribal Courts situated in Public Law 280 (PL 280) states, such as California, have historically been denied tribal court and law enforcement […]

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Good News: You can be a Native Foster Parent in Los Angeles County and make a Really Big Difference.

Get started by attending a Community Informational Meeting on Saturday, August 27 from 11AM to 1PM. Event to Recruit Native Foster Homes in L.A. Please follow and like us:

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