How You Can Help

The Council welcomes and encourages support from members of the community, both from within and outside of California. For the Council to be effective in its work, the entire community needs to come together to address deep historical wounds and move forward together through a collective, supportive healing process. Below are some of the ways you can help.

Members of Academia

Researchers, scholars and educators are encouraged to participate in the work of the Council, whether as Non-Voting Members or in a non-member supportive capacity.

  • Members of Academia may submit research, documentation, testimonials and/or information to info.tribalaffairs@gov.ca.gov and may reach out to that email to set up a meeting with the Office of the Tribal Advisor or volunteer in a research or writing capacity for the Council.
  • Members of Academia can host affiliate events, which may be publicized by the Council, in conjunction with quarterly meetings of the Council.
  • Members of Academia may also fully participate in and submit documentation, testimonials and/or information during the quarterly meetings of the Council.

Non-Governmental Organizations

The Council encourages involvement of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that could be helpful in providing support services, researching or amplifying the work of the Council.

  • NGOs can host affiliate events, which may be publicized by the Council, in conjunction with quarterly meetings of the Council.
  • NGOs may submit documentation, testimonials and/or information to info.tribalaffairs@gov.ca.gov and may reach out to that email to set up a meeting with the Office of the Tribal Advisor.
  • NGOs may also fully participate in and submit documentation, testimonials and/or information during the quarterly meetings of the Council.

Partnerships

The Council welcomes partnerships from organizations, agencies and individuals who can provide services related to the mission of the Council, including but not limited to:

  • Research and scholarship;
  • Documentary filmmaking;
  • Emotional, community, and behavioral support and services; and
  • Media and communications.

Donations, Grants & Sponsorship

The Council is able to accept direct donations to support its work, but also welcomes grant opportunities and third-party sponsorship of any of the above opportunities for partnership. To discuss donations, grants or sponsorship of services, please contact the Office of the Tribal Advisor at info.tribalaffairs@gov.ca.gov.