Indian Child Welfare Legal Advocacy Project (ICWLAP)
The Ain Dah Yung Center works in collaboration with SMRLS to provide legal representation and advocacy to American Indian families in Ramsey County. Our attorney provides representation to low income parents and relatives of American Indian children involved in child protection matters.
Jane Morgan is the attorney for Ain Dah Yung Center’s Indian Child Welfare Legal Advocacy Project. Ms. Morgan is a 1997 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. She grew up on the Mille Lacs Reservation. Ms. Morgan works for the law firm of Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services and has over 10 years of combined experience with ICWA, Juvenile and Family law.
For additional information on legal representation, please contact Jane Morgan, SMRLS Attorney:
579 Wells Street Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55130
P: 651.222.5863 ext. 6812
Client Intake: 651.222.4731
Indian Child Welfare Act Compliance Project (ICWACP)
In accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act, the Ain Dah Yung Center’s ICWA Compliance Project helps prevent the dissolution of Indian families and combats out-of-home placement through compliance court monitoring. Quarterly reports are available below.
If you have questions or would like more information on compliance monitoring please contact Jake Day at:
1089 Portland Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104
P: 651.227.4184 ext. 18
Please visit these websites to learn more about ICWA:
National Indian Child Welfare Association FAQ on the Indian Child Welfare Act
Quarterly Court Monitor Reports
Court Monitor Report – January 1-March 31 2012
Court Monitor Report – January 1-March 31 2010
Court Monitor Report – April 1-June 30 2010
Court Monitor Report – July 1-September 30 2010 edited Nov 29
Court Monitor Report – October 1-December 31 2010