Youth Spotlight – Champion for Change Sarah Schilling Continues Leadership as NAPLP Scholar
Sarah Schilling (Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians) is a 2013 Champion for Change currently studying US governmental process, politics, and community organizing through George Washington University’s Native American Political Leadership Program(NAPLP). Sarah has led her peers in addressing important issues in her home community in Michigan, with an emphasis on mental wellness and peer support. Now, through her experience with NAPLP in Washington DC, Sarah is honing her leadership and advocacy skills to become an even stronger Champion for Native youth priorities. Click here to read more about Sarah’s work as a Champion, and as a Native youth leader living in and working DC.
CNAY In Action – CNAY Selects its Fourth Class of Champions for Change
The Center for Native American Youth’s 2016 Champions for Change application process officially closed on January 14. The application solicited inspiring stories from Native youth across the United States who are leading impactful initiatives to address a variety of critical issues facing their communities. On February 23, CNAY will announce and celebrate the 2016 class of Champions for Change through a series of recognition events in Washington, DC. Click here to learn more and RSVP.
More CNAY News
- Erik Stegman Joins CNAY as Executive Director
- Poarch Band of Creek Indians Supports CNAY with $20,000 Contribution
- CNAY Hosts Convening on Oral Healthcare to Highlight Tribal Innovations
- CNAY Attends 2016 State of Indian Nations Address
- Native Youth Share Perspectives on Dental Care Access
- CNAY Partners with Columbia University to Offer Summer Program Scholarship
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