Red Wind Consulting, Inc. Training, Technical Assistance & Evaluation

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Red Wind Consulting’s Vision is to strengthen Tribal programs and Native organizations' ability
to develop and enhance local responses to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and sex trafficking through training and tribal technical assistance.

Responses for Urban Native Programs Training and Technical Assistance (RUN-TTA)
Red Wind provide's training and technical assistance on improving victim services and justice responses for American Indian and Alaska Native populations residing within urban areas with a focus on addressing the unique challenges experienced by Native victims and improving coordination and service provision between both non-tribal and tribal organizations.
Target population: OVW grantees and potential grantees, including urban Native and non-Native programs.
Red Wind can provide customized training and technical assistance:
  • 1-to-1 assistance tailored to the needs of your urban program;
  • Facilitated work sessions;
  • Assistance providing planning, developing strategies, growing your culturally centered response for urban Native victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking; and
  • Development of materials to support your urban Native response.
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Announcing two new products!
This Fact Sheet provides easy to read information in a clear format that demonstrates the populations Native Americans residing in urban areas.
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Native Americans are a nearly invisible population in urban areas across the United States and they possess a unique legal status that many non-Natives have little to no understanding about. Sadly, this makes working with this population potentially quite harmful. This Fact Sheet provides basic information about unique legal issues Urban Native Survivors are faced with.
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RUN-TTA Webinar Series for 2021

Check the Calendar of Activities for Webinar descriptions and registration links when they become available.
Introducing Responses to Urban Natives Program Tribal Technical Assistance: A population in crisis
Thursday October 22nd, 2020
  • Hope Wenke – Project Coordinator Red Wind Consulting, Inc.
  • Victoria Ybanez – Executive Director Red Wind Consulting, Inc.

Centering Culture Within Your Own Response
Thursday January 14th, 2021
  • Elicia Goodsoldier, Red Wind Consulting, Inc.
  • Raquel DeHerrera, Red Wind Consulting, Inc.

Safety for Victims
Thursday January 28th, 2021
  • Raquel DeHerrera, Red Wind Consulting, Inc.
  • Hope Wenke, Red Wind Consulting, Inc.

Understanding Confidentiality
Thursday February 11th, 2021
  • To Be Determined
Responses for our Two-spirit/LGBTQ Relatives
Thursday March 4th, 2021
  • Lenny Hayes, Tate Topa Consulting, Inc.

Unique Legal Issues for Urban Victims
Thursday March 18th, 2021
  • Victoria Ybanez, Red Wind Consulting, Inc.
  • Rebecca Balog, MIWSAC

Panel Discussion: Building Partnerships to Enhance our Response
Thursday April 8th, 2021
  • Daryl Olson, American Indian Community Housing Organization
  • LeAnn Littlewolf, American Indian Community Housing Organization

RUN-TTA Training
  1. Conduct on-site technical assistance for six to eight urban locations on developing new strategies for improved coordination, increased understanding of culture and traditions for holistic responses, and improved services for victims.
  2. Host RUN-TA Project training sessions/events. Working with OVW to identify pre-existing events to offer one-hour to full day trainings.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-TA-AX-K021 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice.