Advancing Tribal Sovereignty and Community Health in California

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This project analyzes Tribal-state/local consultation in California. The project specifically focuses on two California laws that require state agencies and local governments to consult with Native American Tribes: Assembly Bill 52 and Senate Bill 18.

For more details on the project’s objectives and methodology, please visit here

Recent Project Updates:

  • Held Project Steering Committee meetings on 6/6/22 and 6/14/22
  • Case study research with partner Tribes: selecting key examples of state/local consultation
  • Conducting background interviews with Tribal, state, and local officials as well as with other subject matter experts


Support for this project was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.