South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency (SPIPA)

Native Strategies partnered with the South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency (SPIPA) to conduct a comprehensive community needs assessment in support of the Healthy Futures Healthy Families initiative. Funds for the Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program were provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. Native Strategies interviewed community stakeholders and collected and analyzed qualitative and quantitative data. Stakeholders included parents and grandparents from Chehalis, Kitsap, Nisqually, Pierce, Shoalwater Bay and Squaxin Island communities.

Center for American Indian Community Health

Native Strategies received funding from the Center for American Indian Community Health to launch it’s Sisters N Support project. The Sisters N Support project promotes community-based self-directed women groups. In a supportive environment participants explore how thoughts and habits drive emotions, decisions, and reactions that contribute to healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices.

Native Strategies Supports Native Action Network

Native Strategies provided workshops and group facilitation services for the 2011 annual Native Action Network (NAN) gathering. NAN provides a forum and supportive environment in which Native women & daughters, mothers, granddaughters, and great-grandmothers & can interact with one another, share knowledge, and honor Native women making a difference in communities.