Indian Child Welfare Event Hosted by the Center for Native American Youth on June 6th

The Center for Native American Youth is hosting an event at the Aspen Institute on June 6th regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act and its importance to Native American Children. The challenges and successes experienced by Native American youth are too often invisible in the national dialogue – the disproportionate presence of Native American children in the foster care system is a critical example.

Details about the event can be found on the invite below!

Cordially invites you to

Indian Child Welfare – Highlighting the Invisible


The Honorable Byron L. Dorgan
US Senator (ret.)
Founder and Chairman, Center for Native American Youth

in conversation with

The Honorable Hilary Tompkins
Solicitor, Department of Interior

Robert McGhee
Treasurer, Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Seanna Pieper-Jordan
Native American Youth

Thursday, June 6, 2013
12:00 to 1:30 PM

The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

RSVP is required. Please
Direct questions to
or 202-736-2908.

The Center for Native American
was created by former US Senator Dorgan in 2011 with $1
million from his excess campaign funds. The Center is aimed at bringing
greater national attention and fostering solutions to the challenges facing
Native American youth. In order to strengthen and create new connections, the
Center hosts youth outreach events, leads the first high-level federal agency
and national stakeholder roundtable series, and maintains a one-stop shop of
information related to Native youth. The Center also manages a new program, Champions
for Change
, inspired by a White House initiative, which focuses on
highlighting inspirational youth stories in Indian Country. More information
available at


Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute is supported in part


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