Advisory: US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell Recognizes Native American Youth Leaders on February 25

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Center for Native American Youth

Four Year Anniversary & Youth Recognition:


What: On Wednesday, February 25, the Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth will recognize its 2015 class of Champions for Change – Native American youth leaders – and celebrate the organization’s fourth anniversary during a reception that will feature remarks from US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell.
When: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: Capital Hilton – Federal Room
1001 16th Street, NW; Washington, DC
Contact: Erin Bailey, Executive Director, at (202) 736-2521 or

The Center for Native American Youth will announce the Champions for Change during a public event on February 24 from 12:00-1:30pm at the Aspen Institute. RSVP here.

Center for Native American Youth is dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development and advocacy. Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan in February 2011, CNAY is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. The CNAY works to strengthen and create new connections as well as exchange resources and best practices that address the challenges facing Native youth, with a special emphasis on suicide prevention. Visit CNAY’s website for a comprehensive list of resources available to young Native Americans, tribes, and the general public. For more information, visit

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit


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