Native Opportunities Weekly: N7 Sports Summit – Youth Session

Hau! (“Hello” in the Dakota and Lakota Sioux Language)

This NOW message contains information about the Nike N7 Sports Summit Youth Session!

In collaboration with the Native Wellness Institute (NWI), N7 presents the first-ever opportunity for Native American and Aboriginal youth leaders, ages 14-18, to attend the 2014 N7 Sport Summit as part of the newly created Youth Session. NWI will lead the youth tracks, providing participants with an opportunity to gain knowledge and experiences that will enable self-growth, motivation, and enhancement of leadership qualities as it relates to sport and physical activity. The sessions will include hands-on experiences that embody the NWI model of taking a holistic approach to empower youth to be a positive influence for change.

The summit will be held from October 2-4, 2014 in Beaverton, Oregon, and shuttle service and food will be provided for the duration of the gathering. The cost for youth registration is $150 and the program stresses that walk-ins will not be accepted on the day of. Please register before the deadline!

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5 PM (PST). To register, click here:

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About the Center for Native American YouthFounded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of CNAY is to bring greater national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How you can help.
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