Tue, Mar 24 | Utah State University - Blanding

MMDR Forum #5

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MMDR Forum #5

Time & Location

Mar 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Utah State University - Blanding, 576 W 200 S, Blanding, UT 84511, USA

About the Event

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: There have been concerns regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the southwest region and in the spirit of safety, the Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives Forum #5 will be postponed to a later date. We will continue to monitor the issue and will provide a rescheduled date as soon as we determine it is safe to hold a large community event.

The location for the event will not change, however, registration for the forum will be closed until further notice. If you should have any questions, feel free to email us at navajommdr@gmail.com. Thank you all for your support!


Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives (MMDR) is proud to host its fifth community forum in Blanding, UT to discuss the missing and murdered issues affecting the Utah Navajo area, and to discuss state and federal initiatives addressing MMIWG/MMIP. The community forum will include two sessions:

Day Session: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Evening Session: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The day session is open to the public and would center on state and federal initiatives addressing the indigenous missing and murdered crisis and how it relates to MMDR. The evening session would provide community members MMDR updates and to hear from families who have been affected.

About Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives

The working group is comprised of volunteer members who come from a variety of backgrounds ranging from policy, leadership, social work, public health, epidemiology, injury prevention, students, and participating colleges.

In the spirit of collaboration, we hope to see you there and look forward to a fruitful discussion. As we move forward in this collective responsibility, we must remember to engage in K’é (family spirit). Our overall goal is to locate our Diné relatives, bring our missing home, and to continue protecting our people and children. Áhéhee' (thank you)!

Sponsored by the Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives, Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker, and Utah Department of Indian Affairs.

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