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Plenary session

Minnesota Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force

Description

In this session, the presenter will provide an overview of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s MMIW Task Force. As part of the presentation, the presenter will provide a comprehensive rundown of the purpose of the task force, its goals and objectives, and finally an update on its work so far. This session will be largely informational. 

Speaker

Nigel Perrote


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Nigel Perrote

Nigel Perrote has 10 plus years of experience working with youth and young adults in a variety of capacities from direct service to program administration. His professional experiences have primarily been focused on youth and young adults experiencing homelessness, pregnant and parenting adolescents, sexual violence, and sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Nigel currently works for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Justice Programs as the Tribal Liaison where he coordinates, performs outreach and engagement, and directs policy matters related to the 11 Tribal Nations in Minnesota on public safety matters. 

Nigel is an enrolled member of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin and holds B.A. in Psychology and Sociology — Law, Criminology, and Deviance and an M.A. in Tribal Administration and Governance both from the University of Minnesota.


This conference is produced under #2016-MU-MU-K153, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and recommendations expressed in this conference are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. 
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