Dear USET/USET SPF Family,
On March 7, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting, which also established a Native American Voting Rights Steering Group. The Steering Group is guided by the White House Domestic Policy Council and is charged with studying best practices for voter protection among Native Americans. The Steering Group will engage in regional Tribal consultations to determine voting concerns and potential areas of focus for a report that it will publish within a year. Tribal Leaders are encouraged to provide recommendations to the Steering Group to increase voter outreach, education, registration, and turnout at the polls.
The Steering Group will hold a regional Tribal consultation with the Southern and Eastern Regions at the following date and time—
To view the Framing Questions for this Tribal consultation, please click here. Additional Tribal consultation dates and times for the Steering Group can be viewed here. Written comments will be accepted from October 25 to November 12, 2021 and can be submitted to email@example.com. With questions, please contact Tracy Goodluck at Tracy.L.Goodluck@who.eop.gov.
For more information, please contact Brian Howard, USET SPF Senior Policy Analyst, at firstname.lastname@example.org.