Conference time is fast approaching with less than two months remaining. Our 37th Annual Protecting Our Children Conference, this year being held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is going to be a memorable one for sure. Attend the largest gathering on American Indian and Alaska Native child advocacy issues. The early-bird deadline is March 1. Be sure to register and pay early to receive the discounts.

Many of our hotels are filling up. Be sure to book in our room block with discounted rates by using the direct links and group codes on our travel and lodging page.

Volunteer registration is now open! Over 50 volunteers are needed in various shifts including registration, working our NICWA membership booth and store, workshop monitors, ushers, and more. Note that volunteers who work 8+ hours are able to attend the remainder of the conference program for free.

To check out our most up-to-date schedule, see our webpage or go to  We will be updating the website with specific workshop information in the next several weeks.

Don’t forget, some members are eligible to receive discounts to annual conference! See the membership benefits here. If you are a NICWA member when registering for conference, be sure to use the same email address you use as a member.