Gen-I Career Success Fellowship Native American youth often face tremendous obstacles to success, but together we can leverage the power of youth to inspire and support each other, build new skills, and create ladders of opportunity. As part of the Generation Indigenous movement (Gen-I), the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and Native American Finance … Continue reading
LONGMONT, Colorado (Oct. 19, 2016) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has partnered with Debbie Reese, Ph.D., (Nambé Pueblo), to create the Native American Children's Literature Recommended Reading List and Discussion Guide to encourage a “national read” and discussion about these important Native narratives. Dr. Reese, known for her expertise in the field of … Continue reading #NativeReads Campaign of Native Children’s Literature Launched Just in Time to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
Keshhi -- (Hello in the Zuni Pueblo Language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about Teach to Lead's Inclusion, Equity, and Opportunity Summit! The Inclusion, Equity, and Opportunity Summit will bring teachers, leaders and other stakeholders together to incubate their ideas for combating inequity and fighting for social justice on behalf of … Continue reading Oct 2 Gen-I NOW: Inclusion, Equity, and Opportunity Summit
(Kwékwé. Skennenkó:wa ken?) (Hello, how are you? in the Mohawk language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Jr. Native American Liaison position with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional office is seeking a recent college or graduate school candidate with experience or … Continue reading 10/5 Gen-I NOW: Position – Jr. Native American Liaison with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health (IMICH), held every two years, focuses on innovative clinical care models and community-based public health approaches for children and youth in First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous communities around the world. Co-hosted by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics, this meeting … Continue reading International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals
Recently, Michael Bloomberg provided a $300 million gift to the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health to create the Bloomberg "American Health Initiative" with the initial goal of providing funding 15 MPH students working in organizations in ways that can help solve the problems that are the focus of the initiative, which include addiction and overdose, risks … Continue reading Native MPH Candidates Wanted for Bloomberg “American Health Initiative”
CNAY's Executive Director, Erik Stegman, recently attended the fall conference of the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) in Charlotte, NC, where he shared information about an exciting new fellowship program called the Gen-I Career Success Fellowship. CNAY and NAFOA have partnered on this new pilot fellowship which will launch in late-fall 2016 and provide Native … Continue reading CNAY Attends NAFOA Conference to Promote Gen-I Career Success Fellowship
CNAY partnered with National Public Radio to include engage Native youth and listen to their perspectives and priorities, especially around resilience. In the past year, NPR Reporter Rebecca Hersher has reported on Greenland’s persistent problem of suicide among young Inuit people, and what is being done to prevent it. During the discussion with youth, she and … Continue reading CNAY Partners with NPR to Engage Native Youth
The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute welcomed a group of approximately 100 Native American youth to Washington, DC September 26-27 for the eighth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference and the second White House Tribal Youth Gathering. These young leaders from across the country served as Youth Delegates at the Tribal Nations Conference … Continue reading CNAY Welcomes Native Youth Leaders to DC for White House Events!
________________________________________ One Dupont Circle · Suite 700 · Washington, DC, 20036 http://www.aspeninstitute.org Tel. 202-736-5800 • Fax 202-467-0790 Contact: Erik Stegman Executive Director Center for Native American Youth The Aspen Institute 202-736-2521 Erik.Stegman@aspeninstitute.org The Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute Issued the Following Statement Regarding Youth Involvement in the Movement to … Continue reading The Center for Native American Youth Supports Native Youth Efforts to Protect Water and Sacred Sites