Bdemayato Tanyan Yahi!

(Welcome! in the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Language)

This NOW message contains information about a webinar titled “What Native Youth Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act.”

Representatives from the White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) are inviting youth to join a webinar/call to learn about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on Native youth. Webinar details, instructions to join, and the agenda are provided below:

Webinar Details 
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m. EST
Webinar Link: http://www.cmsitutrainings.net/Account/Create?ReturnUrl=%2F
Call-In Number: (855) 897-8197

Instructions to Join the Webinar

  • Enter your email address, First and Last names in the dialog box
  • Click on “Continue” near the bottom of the box. You will be redirected to a CMS ITU page that will generate an email to you.
  • Follow the instructions in the email to join the webinar from the CMS ITU Training Center.

Make sure you click on today’s webinar from the list of webinars.

Webinar Agenda

1. Welcome and Opening

  • Raina Thiele, Associate Director, White House Intergovernmental Affairs 
  • Jared Massey, Program Support Assistant, UNITY, Inc. 

2. Affordable Care Act and Native Youth

  • April Hale and Dawn Coley, National Indian Health Board

3. ACA and Youth Led Outreach

  • Aaron Payment, Chairman, Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and At Large Member HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee
  • Raina Thiele, Associate Director, White House Intergovernmental Affairs

4. Question and Answer Session

5. Closing and Recap

  • Stacey Ecoffey, Principal Advisor for Tribal Affairs, HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Issues

We invite you to visit our website (www.cnay.org) for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us back and let us know what types of Native youth opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to include them in upcoming emails. We invite you to share your feedback.
Sincerely,

Center for Native American Youth
www.cnay.org
cnayinfo@aspeninstitute.org

About the Center for Native American Youth
Founded 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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