First Peoples Worldwide

877 Leeland Rd
Fredericksburg VA 22405

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First Peoples employs a number of strategies to assist Indigenous Peoples take their place in the world's systems. Through regranting, technical assistance, education, and advocacy, First Peoples provides Indigenous Peoples with the tools, information, and relationships necessary to build community capacity to leverage assets for sustainable economic development. First Peoples advocates extensively with policy making bodies, governments, funders, and institutions on behalf of Indigenous Peoples. First Peoples engages with multinational corporations and extractive industries to encourage them to work directly with Indigenous Peoples to establish mutually beneficial agreements. First Peoples established the Keepers of the Earth Program and Fund ( KOE ) to build the capacity of Indigenous Peoples to establish and manage protected areas on their own homelands. First Peoples promotes socially responsible investing through Corporate Engagement, advocates for policy changes within U.S. and foreign governments and global agencies, and maintains an ongoing research program on Indigenous Peoples and their issues. Indigenous Peoples are on the front-lines of the battle for the future. By networking and sharing common experiences, First Peoples Worldwide believes that Indigenous Peoples can learn from each other in order to secure their future.