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TRIBAL ALERT: Tribal Eligibility for Opioid Settlement Funds

CILS is partnering with Kevin Washburn, former Assistant Secretary of the BIA and now Dean of the University of Iowa College of Law, to ensure that all tribes are aware of the opioid settlement reached in several different cases throughout the country and their eligible to receive funds from the settlement even if the tribe […]

Funding Opportunity – Support for 988 Tribal Response Cooperative Agreements

By Hannah Reed, CILS Escondido Office Staff Attorney   The deadline to apply for Support for 988 Tribal Response Cooperative Agreements has been extended to November 8, 2022. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide resources to improve response to 988 (the crisis help hotline) contacts (including calls, chats, and texts) originating in […]

Bishop Office Highlights

By Mike Godbe, CILS Bishop Office Directing Attorney The Bishop office of California Indian Legal Services (CILS) has been busy. For over 35 years, CILS’ Bishop office has been the home of the Eastern Sierra Legal Assistance Program (ESLAP) and the Inyo Mono Senior Legal Program (IMSLP), where we assist seniors (60 +) and low-income […]