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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force

First Task Force Meeting​

September 19, 2019 

9 am to 4 pm

Minnesota Humanities Center​
987 Ivy Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55106 
 
Meeting materials
Second Task Force Meeting​ 

 
December 12, 2019  | 9 am - 4 pm
Grand Casino Hinckley 
777 Lady Luck Drive, Hinckley, MN 55037
March 5, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Northwest Indian Community Development Center
1819 Bemidji Ave. N, Bemidji, MN 56601

If March 5 meeting is cancelled due to inclement weather, the meeting is recheduled to:
April 6, 2020, 9 am - 4 pm, same location
 
June 8, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Black Bear Casino in Fond du Lac
1785 MN-210
Carlton, MN 55718
 
August 13, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Southwest - TBD
 


Public Comment 


Listening sessions

 

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force is hosting four community listening sessions for inclusion in the Task Force’s consideration of recommendations, which will be included in a report to the Minnesota Legislature in December 2020.

 

Saturday, February 22 

1-3 p.m.

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center

2300 South 15th Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

Saturday, February 29

12:30-2:20 p.m.

AICHO

202 West 2nd Street

Duluth, MN 55802

 

Friday, March 20- POSTPONED 

Lower Sioux Recreation Center 39527 Reservation HWY 1, Morton, MN 56270

Prairie’s Edge Casino, 5616 Prairies Edge Lane, Granite Falls, MN 56241

 

Public comment submitted in writing, online, and by phone

 

The public is invited to submit comments to the Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women for inclusion in their consideration of recommendations, which will be included in a report to the Minnesota Legislature in December 2020.  

 
Written commentClick here for information and the form.
 

Online commentClick here for the online form. 

 
Phone comment: Comments can be left on voicemail at 651-280-2661. Please note that the phone line is for comment only and not for information about the task force or emergencies. ​

 

Comments will be accepted until April 26, 2020.


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Background Materials


 

 

MMIW Organization Materials

 

MMIW Organization Chart​

Community Impact Subcommittee PrioritIes

References for Subcommittee Priority Summaries

Steering Committee Updates

Guidelines for MMIW Task Force members for public comments

 


 

Resources

If you or someone you know needs support, please check out this list of providers.

 

Task Force R​oster

Statutory Authority

 
 

Task Force Coordinator

Nigel Perrote
nigel.perrote@state.mn.us​

​​​​​​​​For media inquiries, please contact Public Information Officer Becky Rabb at 651-201-7563 or Rebecca.rabb@state.mn.us.


 

 

 
 
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