07 Dec 2001
SUNN member: The Native Action Network forms to promote Native women’s full representation, participation, and leadership in local, state, tribal and national affairs. NAN hosts intergenerational leadership forums, youth academies, 10-month Legacy of Leadership cohorts, leadership luncheons, nonprofit capacity building workshops, and other community development and civic participation activities.
SUNN member: Native American Women’s Dialog on Infant Mortality forms as a Native-led collective that advocates, educates and supports American Indian, Alaska Native and First Nations infants, moms and families. Working primarily in the Puget Sound region, the organization meets monthly with allied organizations and agencies, with the vision that social equity and respect for tribal sovereignty are key to improving infant survival rates in Native communities.