Strategic Planning for The Network February 6th and 7th, 2019

The Network would like to invite you to attend the strategic planning sessions and The Network meeting in Pierre in February. Please see below for the schedule of events as well as the attached flyer. Maximizing Excellence will be facilitating the strategic planning sessions.

February 5th Legislative Day at the Capitol
This will be an open event. The Network staff will be available starting at 8am that day to meet members and to help introduce members to their local legislators and attend committee meetings.

February 6th
10am to 2:30pm Strategic Planning with a working lunch provided

3pm to 5pm Network meeting

6pm to 8pm Teri Royer, Finance Director at Victims of Violence Intervention Program, Inc.—Artemis House, has graciously offered to host a reception for The Network members at her home in Pierre. More details about that will be coming as it gets closer.

February 7th
8:30am to 1pm Continue Strategic Planning with a working lunch provided

The strategic planning and The Network meeting will be held at the AmericInn in Ft. Pierre. A block of rooms have been set aside for the nights of February 5th and 6th at the AmericInn. Please indicate during registration if you will need a hotel room. This has to be completed by January 3rd, 2019.

To register, please click on this link Strategic Planning Registration Please register by January 3rd if you need a hotel room. If you do not need a hotel room, please register by January 23rd, so we can have a count for the lunches and the reception.

The Network will reimburse each member agency per diem for two staff members to attend as well as mileage for one vehicle. The Network will pay for one hotel room per member agency.

FREE CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES AVAILABLE

Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Survivors in EASTERN South Dakota
An attorney at The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is now accepting referrals for survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. These services are FREE and are available to any survivor east of the Missouri River
To apply, please contact Jennifer Hynek at jennifer@thecompasscenter.org or call 605-339-0116.
Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Survivors in WESTERN South Dakota 
An attorney at Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) in Rapid City is now accepting referrals for survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. These services are FREE and are available to any survivor west of the Missouri River
To apply, please contact Kari Nordstrom at karin@wavi.org or call 605-341-3292.
 
Free Civil Legal Immigration Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Survivors Available Statewide
 The Network is excited to announce that Taneeza Islam is now able to take civil legal immigration cases that are related to domestic violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking.  This service is free for clients, and she is available to take cases from across the state.  This is made available through our Legal Assistance for Victims grant project.

If you have a client who has immigration legal needs due to domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, please contact Taneeza.  Her email address is taneeza@tislamlawoffice.com.

LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAININGS

Academy in Pierre
January 9th
8am to 5pm
January 10th
8am to Noon

Academy in Pierre
January 16th
8am to 5pm
January 17th
8am to Noon

Reciprocity in Pierre
January 17th
1pm to 5pm